64 freedom fighters honoured
Dhaka, December 30: On the occasion of the golden jubilee of the great independence, 64 heroic freedom fighters have been given honoured. At this time an honorary crest was handed over to them. The reception was organized on the occasion of the golden jubilee of victory and the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The reception was given to the heroic freedom fighters at a restaurant in the capital's Segunbagicha at 10:30 am on Monday. IELTS assisted Sabu Shop Limited in organizing the event.
Sabu Shop Managing Director Shariful Islam presided over the reception. Former Army Chief and Heroic Freedom Fighter Lieutenant General (Retd.) M Harun-ur-Rashid, Bir Pratik and Director of Bangabandhu Satellite and Heroic Freedom Fighter Kazi Alamgir were among the distinguished guests.
At the beginning of the program, a minute of silence was observed in memory of the heroes who were martyred in the war of liberation. Later some of the freedom fighters present reminisced about their adventures during the liberation war. After that, one by one, 64 heroic freedom fighters of the country and seven children who inherited the flag were honored.
President of the event Shariful Islam said in his speech, "I am proud that we have been able to honor the heroic freedom fighters. In the face of their contribution, sacrifice and sense of responsibility towards the country, our honor is very small. It just gave us a satisfaction. We are happy to be around these great people."