Cabinet pays homage to Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

New Age Online

The Cabinet on Monday adopted a resolution paying deep respect to the memory of founding president of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, ahead of the 40th death anniversary of the great leader and his family members which would be observed on August 15.
The resolution was adopted at the regular weekly meeting of the Cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, reports United News of Bangladesh.
Briefing reporters after the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said the Cabinet recalled with deep respect the founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of independent Bangladesh and the greatest Bangalee of all times.
In the resolution, he said, the Cabinet also recalled other martyrs of the August-15 tragedy, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s wife Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, his sons Sheikh Kamal, Sheikh Jamal, Sheikh Russell and some other members of his family and relatives.
The Cabinet also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls and vowed to build ‘Sonar Bangla’ under prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership through turning the shock into strength together with the whole nation.
Besides, a one-minute silence was observed in the memories of the martyrs of the August 15 killings.
Ministers and state ministers attended the meeting. Secretaries concerned were also present.

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