National Mourning Day observed in New York

DHAKA, The National Mourning Day was observed in

Consulate General of Bangladesh in New York paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 44th

martyrdom anniversary.

The Mourning Day's programmes included hoisting national flag at half

mast, doa mahfil, reading out of messages, discussion, and screening of a

documentary on life and work of Bangabandhu, said an official hand out here today.

Besides, a oneminute silence was observed in memory of the martyrs of

August 15, 1975.

Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations

Masud Bin Momen, family members of martyred freedom fighters and President of

the USA unit of Awami League Dr Siddiqur Rahman addressed the function.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)