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PM Hasina: Nationwide program to celebrate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary next year

  • Published at 04:46 pm March 20th, 2019
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a joint meeting of National Committee, and National Implementation Committee for Celebration of Bangabandhu’s Birth Centenary at her Office in Dhaka on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 PID

A joint meeting of National Committee, and National Implementation Committee for Celebration of Bangabandhu’s Birth Centenary was held in this regard

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is chalking out the country's biggest-ever nationwide program to celebrate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“The birth centenary will be celebrated even at the grassroots level from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021 to spread the authentic history of Bangabandhu and the Liberation War,” she said while addressing a meeting held at Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in Dhaka on Wednesday.

A joint meeting of National Committee, and National Implementation Committee for Celebration of Bangabandhu’s Birth Centenary was held in this regard.

The maiden meeting of the two committees was held at PMO with Sheikh Hasina, who also is the head of the National Committee for Celebration of Bangabandhu's Birth Centenary, in the chair.

At the meeting, the committee received proposals from members of the two committees to work out elaborate programs to celebrate “Mujib Barsho” (Mujib Year) from March 17, 2020 to March 26, 2021 marking the birth centenary.