President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina witnessed the Victory Day parade at national parade square Friday morning, marking the 52nd Victory Day.
President Abdul Hamid took salutes and inspected the parade as the chief guest.
The Great Victory Day Parade was held under the supervision of the Armed Forces Division and management of the 9th Infantry Division of the Bangladesh Army.
Victory Day-2022 Parade Commander Major General Mohammad Shahinul Haque accompanied the President during the inspection.
Hamid also witnessed armoury acquisitions of different regiments and contingents of the armed forces, a spectacular fly-past conducted by army aviation, helicopters of anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), navy aviation, parachute landing by army paratroopers and the air force of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Army, Navy, Air Force,Police,Coast Guard,Ansar, paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh ( BGB) and Bangladesh National Cadet Corps ( BNCC) took part in the parade.
On his arrival at the parade venue at about 10:30 am, Hamid was received by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, parliament members and the chiefs of the three services and senior officers of the armed forces division.
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The President and the Prime Minister enjoyed the attractive march past, spectacular fly-past and aerobatic display there.
PM’s daughter Saima Wazed Putul and grand daughter Sama Hossain were present in the time.
On the arrival of the premier at the parade ground at 10:22am, she was escorted by a ceremonial cavalcade, a motorcade and military police, while advancing towards the saluting dais.
The Liberation War Affairs Minister, Chiefs of three services, the Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division and The Liberation War Affairs Secretary received the PM.
The Nation is celebrating its 52nd Victory Day with elaborate programmes paying homage to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the country during the Liberation War.
On this glorious day in 1971, Bangladesh was liberated as an independent country after the Pakistani occupation forces surrendered following a bloody nine-month war.
The people of Bangladesh at home and abroad are celebrating the Victory Day, the most joyous day when the country was born at the cost of the supreme sacrifice of three million martyrs and the honour of nearly half a million women.
Source: United News of Bangladesh