High Commissioner to the UK, Saida Muna Tasneem, welcomed them
Bangladesh's High Commission in London has hosted a reception to honour the Bangladesh National Cricket Team and celebrate Bangladesh-UK friendship.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam and Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language, Eluned Morgan, were the guests of honour at the reception, which was held at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff, reports UNB.
The Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK), Saida Muna Tasneem, welcomed members of the Bangladesh team and other guests, read a media release on Saturday.
Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services Julie Morgan, President of Bangladesh Cricket Council Noim Uddin Riaz, and representative of UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Fergus Auld addressed the event, greeting the Tigers.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and team manager Khaled Mahmud also spoke on the occasion.
More than a dozen UK members of parliament, Cardiff Mayor Dan De'Ath, Cardiff Councillor Dilwar Ali, UK foreign office representatives, councillors of Wales, cricketing professionals, and dignitaries from the UK and British-Bangladeshi community also attended the event.
The reception commenced with the national anthems of Bangladesh, Wales, and UK; followed by a dance performance by a group of artists from the British-Bangladeshi community. Their dance was dedicated to the Bangladesh team and World Cup 2019.