BSS-50 Bangladesh observes one-day mourning on Pranab Mukherjee’s death

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Bangladesh observes one-day mourning on Pranab Mukherjee’s death

DHAKA, Sept 2, 2020 (BSS) – Bangladesh today observed one-day
national mourning in respect to the memory of former Indian President
Pranab Mukherjee.

Marking the day, national flag was hoisted half-mast at all
government, semi-government and autonomous offices, educational
institutions and all government and non-government buildings and at
all missions abroad.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen signed the condolence book in
memory of Pranab Mukherjee at the Indian High Commission here.

After signing the condolence book, the foreign minister paid homage
to Pranab Mukherjee on behalf of the Bangladesh government and its
people. Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly was present.

Special prayers were offered seeking salvation of the departed soul
of Pranab at the concerned places of worships across the country.

Pranab Mukherjee, who also dubbed as “True friend of Bangladesh”
breathed his last on Monday after fighting for life for 21 days at a
hospital in New Delhi. He was 84.

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