Promote cultural and ethnic heritage of the Bangladeshi community in Hamilton
Provide assistance, guidance and counsel to new immigrants and less advantaged people
Develop a strong effective Canadian Bangladeshi community that contributes to different aspects of the Canadian and Bangladesh Socio economic arena.
Profile of Bangladesh
Bangladesh became independent on 26 March 1971 from West Pakistan, 16 December 1971 is Victory Day and commemorates the official creation of the state of Bangladesh.
Area:144,000 sq km
Population: 150,448,339(July 2007 est.)
Location:24 00 N, 90 00 E,Southern Asia,between Burma and India
Languages:Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English
Religions:Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998)
21 February was proclaimed the International Mother Language Day by UNESCO.This is mostly the international recognition of Language Movement Day, which has been commemorated in Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) since 1952, when seven Bengali-speaking people were killed by the police and military in Dhaka.