Pahela Baishakh celebrated with enthusiasm and fervor

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali New Year 1426, was celebrated across the country on April 14, 2019 amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm. The day was a public holiday. To commemorate the day, SMC celebrated the occasion on the following day with a colorful program at its Head Office in Dhaka. Employees of both SMC and SMC Enterprise Limited participated in the function. Managing Director & CEO of SMC, Mr. Md. Ali Reza Khan and Managing Director of SMC Enterprise Limited, Mr. Abdul Haque among others wished everyone a happy and prosperous new year. The celebrations of Pahela Baishakh has become an integral part of Bengali culture since the Bengali calendar was introduced by Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1556 of the Gregorian calendar.