BNP announces Zia’s 39th death anniversary programmes

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:28, May 29,2020


Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Thursday announced a 12-day programme to observe the 39th anniversary of death of its founder and former president the country Ziaur Rahman.

The party’s senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a press release said that the programmes would begin on May 30 and end on June 10.

Ziaur Rahman, who founded BNP in 1978, was assassinated by a group of army officers at Chittagong Circuit House on May 30, 1981.

Black flags will be hoisted and the party flag will be kept at half-mast at party offices at 6:00am on May 30.

The party secretary general along with standing committee members will place wreaths at Zia’s grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in Dhaka at 11:00am and the party will arrange an online discussion in the afternoon in memory of the party founder, the release said.

BNP and its associate bodies will arrange virtual discussions on different topics on Zia’s activities every day between May 31 and to June 10 as part of the death anniversary programmes.

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