‘Facilities for freedom fighters to increase’
THAKURGAON, July 17: Minister for Liberation War Affairs AKM Mozammel Haque said the government is working to increase facilities for the freedom fighters.
The honorarium and other benefits of the freedom fighters will be increased soon, and no freedom fighter will remain deprived, he added.
The minister was speaking as chief guest at a discussion meeting to mark the inauguration of Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila Muktijoddha Complex Bhaban on Tuesday noon.
District administration organised the meeting in the District Shilpakala Academy auditorium.
The minister said government has included Liberation War history in textbooks so that the new generation can know the accurate history of the war.
He also said house worth Tk 15 lakh will be built for each of the poor freedom fighters across the country.
Among others, Presidium Member of Awami League (AL) and lawmaker of Thakurgaon-1 Constituency Ramesh Chandra Sen, Additional Police Super Al Asad Md Mahfuzul Islam, Zila Parishad Chairman and district AL General Secretary Md Sadek Quraishi, former Commander of Muktijoddha Sangsad, district committee, Badruddoza Badar, district AL Vice President freedom fighter Mahbubur Rahman Bablu, and District Liberation War Affairs Secretary freedom fighter Mozammel Haque were present as special guests.