News Desk: Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday paid glowing tributes to Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 73rd founding anniversary of the ruling Awami League.
She paid homage to Sheikh Mujib by placing a wreath at his portrait at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi-32 in Dhaka in the morning.
After laying the wreath, the prime minister stood in solemn silence for sometimes as a mark of profound respect to the memory of Mujib.
Later, flanked by senior party leaders, Sheikh Hasina, also president of the Awami League, paid tributes to Sheikh Mujib by placing another wreath at his portrait on behalf of her party.
AL’s advisory council member Amir Hossain Amu, presidium members Begum Matia Chowdhury, and Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, and information and broadcasting minister and AL’s joint general secretary Hasan Mahmud, among others, were present.
Bangladesh Awami League was formed on this day in 1949, which later transformed into the biggest political party of the country to lead struggles of freedom, the War of Independence and all democratic movements.