BSS-52 Programmes for Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebration to be finalized within this month

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BANGABANDHU-BIRTH-CENTENARY

Programmes for Bangabandhu’s birth centenary celebration to be finalized
within this month

DHAKA, Jan 23, 2020 (BSS) – Programmes for the celebration of birth
centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will be
finalised within this month as all preparations are being taken in this
regard.

The information was revealed today at a meeting of the “National
Implementation Committee for the Celebration of the Birth Centenary of the
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” at the International
Mother Language Institute here today.

Former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Information Minister Dr
Hasan Mahmud, State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain and
other members of the committee were present at the meeting.

National Professor Mohammad Rafiqul Islam presided over the meeting while
Prime Minister’s former principal secretary and chief coordinator of the
committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury moderated it.

Rafiqul Islam said Bangladesh is going to celebrate the birth centenary for
presenting the life and works of Bangabandhu among the people, especially new
generation, and accelerating development activities and services for building
a hunger and poverty free ‘Sonar Bangla’.

Muhith said Bangladesh is going to start the celebration of the birth
centenary from March 17 this year and the programmes for celebration of birth
centenary will be finalised within this month.

“The inauguration function of the birth centenary will be held at the
National Parade Ground. With the participation of the whole nation, we will
celebrate the birth centenary,” he added.

Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury said there will be an inauguration programme on
March 17 this year where eminent personalities from home and abroad will
attend.

He said different socio-cultural and political organisations from
grassroots to national level, ministries and divisions are taking different
programmes to celebrate the birth centenary.

BSS/ASG/KUC /RY/20:45 hrs