PM pays homage to Bangabandhu

DHAKA, March 17, 2017 (BSS) - Awami League, its associate and likeminded bodies have chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the 98th birthday of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children's Day today in a befitting manner.

The programme includes hoisting of national flag and party flag atop the Bangabandhu Bhaban and all party offices at 6.30am and paying tributes to Bangabandhu by placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi 32 here at 7am tomorrow.

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with her party colleagues will lay wreaths at the mausoleum of Bangabandhu at Tungipara in Gopalganj tomorrow morning and will join a milad and doa mahfil.

A photography exhibition on Bangabandhu's life titled "Khoka Theke Bangabandhu", children's rally, book fair and cultural event will be organised on the premises of Bangabandhu Mausoleum.

Among the AL central leaders, presidium members Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim and Syed Ashraful Islam will join the AL's programme at Tungipara.

On March 18, a discussion will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on the occasion.

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina will chair it.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)