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PM greets FFs with gifts on Victory Day

DHAKA, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted all Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of the 48th Victory Day.

Like the previous years, the premier sent flowers, fruits and sweetmeats to the warwounded freedom fighters (FFs) at Martyred and Warwounded Freedom Fighters' Rehabilitation Centre (Muktijoddha Tower1) on Gaznavi Road at Mohammadpur in the city as a mark of her good wishes for them.

Officials of the Prime Minister's Office led by PM's Protocol Officer SM KhurshidulAlam handed over these items to the warwounded FFs this morning.

The Freedom Fighters thanked and expressed gratitude to the prime minister for remembering them on every national day and festival like the Independence Day, the Victory Day, Eid and Pahela Baishakh.

They also expressed gratitude to the premier for undertaking massive steps for their rehabilitation including construction of Mutijoddha Tower1, a 13storey residential and commercial building, at Mohammadpur.

The FFs and their family members wished Sheikh Hasina good health and long life.

There are residential flats and shops in the Muktijoddha Tower1 for 80 families of the warwounded FFs.

The nation is celebrating the 48th Victory Day today marking the most precious day when the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces after a ninemonthlong War of Liberation.

Fortyseven years back on December 16 in 1971, Bangladesh was born as an independent country under the leadership of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and for the supreme sacrifice of three million martyrs and the honour of two lakh mothers and sisters.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)