PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on his 100th birthday

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DHAKA, March 17, 2019 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich
tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman heralding
the nationwide programmes on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the great
leader.

The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of
Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at the historic 32
Dhanmondi Road here this morning.

After laying the wreath, she stood in solemn silence for some time as a
mark of profound respect to the memory of Father of the Nation.

Cabinet members, PM’s advisers, parliament members and senior leaders of
Bangladesh Awami League (AL) were present.

Later, flanked by the central party leaders of AL, Sheikh Hasina laid
another wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu on behalf of her party as the
president of Bangladesh Awami League.

PM’s Adviser HT Imam, AL Advisory Council Members Amir Hossain Amu, Tofail
Ahmed and Advocate Yusuf Hossain Humayun, Presidium Members Begum Matia
Chowdhury, Abdul Matin Khashru and Dr Abdur Razzaque, Acting General
Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif, Joint Secretary Abdur Rahman, Organizing
Secretaries AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Enamul Haque Shamim, B M Mozemmel Haque,
Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury and Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Swapan, Publicity and
Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud, Information and Research Secretary
Advocate Afzal Husain, Relief and Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi and other
leaders of the party were present on the occasion.

Later, the leaders of associate bodies of Awami League and other
sociocultural organisations placed wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu.

The birthday of Bangabandhu is being observed across the country today as
the National Children’s Day.

The theme of this year’s birthday of Bangabandhu and National Children’s
Day is “Bangabandhu’s birthday, rinse life of the children with colour”.