Mozammel: Govt will preserve historical places of Liberation War

Freedom fighters to get smart cards next month, says the minister

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM. Mozammel Huq has said the government will preserve the historical places of the Liberation War and mass graveyard.

"The freedom fighters fought for independent Bangladesh during the Great Liberation War. Bangladesh is marching towards the spirit of the Liberation War. We should honour our golden sons of the soil," he said.

He said this while inaugurating the newly built Muktijoddha Complex Building at Batiaghata upazila in Khulna last evening as the chief guest.

The government is very sincere in ensuring the facilities for freedom fighters, their spouses, children and their next generation, he said.

He said smart cards will be distributed among the freedom fighters next month.

The minister also asked the authorities concerned to maintain quality construction of “Beer Nibas” for the freedom fighters.

Jatiya Sangsad Whip Panchanan Biswas and Md Amirul Alam Milon, MP, addressed the event as the special guests with Khulna Deputy Commissioner Md Moniruzzaman Talukder in the chair.

Superintendent of Police Md Mahbub Hasan, District unit Awami League President Sheikh Harun-ur-Rashid, freedom fighter Sarder Mahbubur Rahman and upazila Chairman Md Ashraful Alam Khan also addressed while project director of the Muktijoddha Complex Md Abdul Hakim delivered the welcome speech.

Later, the minister virtually attended a view exchange meeting with the freedom fighters of Khulna Sadar, Dakop and Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat.