President pays tributes to martyrs on Victory Day

SAVAR, Dec 16, 2016 (BSS)-President Abdul Hamid paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Liberation War by placing wreath at the National Memorial here this morning marking the 46th Victory Day.

The President placed the wreath at the altar of the National Memorial at 6.34 am.

After placing the wreath, the President stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of Liberation of 1971.

A smartly turned out contingent drawn from Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Air Force presented state salute on the occasion when bugles played the last post.

The Prime minister, ministers, leader of the opposition in Parliament, state ministers, chiefs of the three services, members of parliament, freedom fighters, diplomats, representatives of different development partners and high civil and military officials, among others, were present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)