BSS-53 PM chairs preparatory meeting on Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebration

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PM chairs preparatory meeting on Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebration

DHAKA, Oct 31, 2019 (BSS) – A preparatory meeting on celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was held at Ganabhaban here this evening.

President of the National Committee for the Nationwide Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.

The meeting discussed in detail the issue of celebration of national programmes to be drawn up on the occasion of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation.

The meeting was informed that the opening ceremony of the yearlong national programmes on the birth centenary of Bangabandhu will be held at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan in the capital on March 17.

It was also informed that the 100-day countdown on celebration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation will begin on December 8.

The prime minister will inaugurate the countdown across the country including the capital and at divisional, district and upazila levels.

At the outset of the meeting, Chief Coordinator of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury highlighted the various aspects of the birth centenary programmes of the Father of the Nation through a video presentation.

PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the prime minister witnessed the presentation and gave various directives in this regard.

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