Marking the 51st Independence and National Day, President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed wreaths at the National Memorial at Savar early Friday as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs.
President Md Abdul Hamid placed wreaths at the National Memorial at 5.55am. Later Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed wreaths.
After placing the wreaths, the President and the Prime Minister stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the martyrs of the Great War of Liberation in 1971.
A smartly turned-out contingent drawn from Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force presented a state salute on the occasion while the bugles played the last post.
Later, the President and the Prime Minister signed the visitors’ book there on the occasion.
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