PM releases postal stamp on Bangabandhu’s birth centenary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday released a commemorative postage stamp, commemorative gold and silver coins, Tk 100 commemorative note and Tk 200 bank note marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

She released these commemorative postal stamp, coins and notes from her official residence Ganobhaban.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, PM's Adviser HT Imam, State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Finance Secretary Abdur Rouf Talukder, Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Secretary Nur Ur Rahman, Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir and Director General of Bangladesh Post Office Sudhangshu Shekhar Bhadra were present.

The Prime Minister also unveiled the souvenir published by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee titled 'Koti Manusher Kanthaswar' (Voices of crores of people).

Chief of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee National Professor Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and its chief coordinator Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury were present.

At that time, a song titled 'Shono Ekti Mujiborer theke lokkho Mujiborer' was played.

PM's Deputy Press Sectary KM Shakhwat Moon said the Prime Minister put emphasis on preserving all Liberation War-related songs, including Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra and publish those so that those do get lost in the course of time.

Source: United News of Bangladesh