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Home minister: No war criminals at Victory Day programs

  • Published at 03:52 pm November 13th, 2019
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan at the security brief for the programmes for 16th December, Victory Day, at the secretariate in Dhaka on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 PID

He said all government and private organizations should follow the rule while hoisting the national flag

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said war criminals and people with controversial roles in the Liberation War will not be allowed to attend Victory Day programs across the country.

“Directives have been given to the local administration to take necessary steps in this regard,” he said while talking to reporters, after a meeting on law and order situation, at the Secretariaton Wednesday.

He said all government and private organizations should follow the rule while hoisting the national flag, reports UNB.

The minister said additional security measures will be taken for the president, prime minister and cabinet members in the National Mausoleum area.

Special security will be arranged for foreigners and surveillance cameras will be installed on the Dhaka-Savar road to prevent any act of sabotage.

Special meals will be served in prisons, hospitals, orphanage and old homes on the occasion of the Victory Day.

Fire Service men will remain alert at 411 spots while medical teams and ambulances will be kept on standby in some important places of the city as well as Savar.

The minister urged all to refrain from decorating any organization or establishment with lights on Dec 14 to pay tribute to the martyred intellectuals.