Ambassador Kelly Keiderling, the US deputy assistant secretary of State for South Asia and Public Diplomacy, has said the Americans want to be a part of the success story of Bangladesh which is becoming an economic powerhouse.
Ambassador Kelly Keiderling highly appreciated the tremendous socioeconomic development Bangladesh has achieved in the span of a generation.
Millions of Bangladeshis came out of poverty and the country now has entered into the middle-income category, she added.
The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington celebrated the Bangla Noboborsho (Bangla New Year) -1429 and Eid reunion on Friday with much enthusiasm and fanfare, said the Embassy in a message on Sunday.
Kelly Keiderling joined the event as the guest of honour.
Bangladesh Ambassador to the US M Shahidul Islam delivered the welcome remarks.