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Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Poush 2, 1421, Safar 22, 1436 Hijr


President, PM pay homage to martyrs at National Mausoleum
Observer Online Desk
Published : Tuesday, 16 December, 2014,  Time : 9:48 AM,  View Count : 47
Savar: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Liberation War by placing wreath at the National Mausoleum here on Tuesday morning marking the 44th Victory Day.

The President and the prime minister placed the wreath at the altar of the National Mausoleum at 6.34 am.

After placing the wreath, the President and the prime minister stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of Liberation of 1971.

A smartly turned out contingent from Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Air Force presented state salute on the occasion when bugles played the last post.

Flanked by senior leaders of the party, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League chief, laid another wreath at the National Memorial as the party chief.

Speaker, chief justice, ministers, leader of the opposition in Parliament, state ministers, chiefs of the three services, members of parliament, freedom fighters, diplomats, representatives of different development partners and high civil and military officials, among others, were also present.

President Abdul Hamid also signed the visitor's book kept on the premises of the National Memorial.


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