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Jalalabad World Sylhet Convention

September 16, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Jalalabad World Sylhet Convention will be held on 16 and 17 from 9:30 am – 10:00 pm, each day.

The aim of the convention is to gather people of Sylheti origin who are living in USA, Canada, UK, Japan, India, Bangladesh and other countries. Many successful entrepreneurs, businessmen, justices, academicians, professionals of Sylheti origin will attend the convention. Invited guests will address problems and prospects of Sylthet, and tell about their personal memories and experiences. The convention will showcase food, culture, tradition, language, dance, music, talent, success stories of Sylhet. Invited singers, musicians, performers will entertain the audience. The convention will also emphasis on the contribution of Sylhet in development of Bangladesh. People of Sylhet, Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj, Jokiganj and other areas will come to the convention to mingle, meet, and share their love and passion for Sylhet.

Possible discussion topics:

  • New generation of Young entrepreneurs of Sylheti origin
  • Heritage of Sylhet and its importance
  • Networking among global Sylhetis
  • Build and sustain the global Sylheti heritage
  • Economic development of Sylhet and role of Non-Resident Bangladeshis
  • Sylheti people’s contribution in Bangladesh’s Liberation war, etc.

Vendors are welcome to sell Bangladeshi merchandises. A colorful souvenir will published to commemorate the event.

The event is organized by Jalalabad Association of America. More info at World Sylhet Convention.


York College Jamaica
94-20 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451




September 16, 2017
September 17, 2017
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