President and Prime Minister pays homage to martyrs on the 45th Victory Day
16 December 2015, Nirapad News: President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial here this morning marking the 45th Victory Day.
After placing the wreath, the President and 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.
The Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad, the Chief Justice, ministers, the leader of the opposition, chiefs of the three services, members of parliament, freedom fighters, diplomats and high civil and military officials were present.
Flanked by senior leaders of the party, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, laid another wreath at the National Memorial as the party chief.