PM and President pays homage to martyrs at National Memorial
SAVAR, Dec 16, 2014 Nirapad News : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President Abdul Hamid paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning marking the 44th Victory Day.
After placing the wreaths, the Prime Minister and President 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.
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 present.
President Abdul Hamid also signed the visitor’s book kept on the premises of the National Memorial.