South Korean PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu


15th July, 2019 01:11:57 printer

South Korean PM pays tributes to Bangabandhu

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon paid homage to the memories of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath in front of his portrait at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city.

After placing the wreath, the Korean Prime Minister stood in solemn silence for some time.

Prime Minister Lee took a tour to the museum and signed the visitors’ book there.

Chairperson of National Advisory Council on Neurodevelopment Disorder and Autism Saima Wazed Hossain received Prime Minister Lee at the museum.

Saima, also daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and granddaughter of Bangabandhu, briefed the Korean Prime Minister about the history of the Father of the Nation.

Member secretary of Bangabandhu Memorial Trust Sheikh Hafizur Rahman was also present.

On Sunday, he paid tributes to the memories of Liberation War martyrs by placing a wreath at the National Mausoleum.

Later, Prime Minister Lee signed the visitors’ book and planted a sapling.

The South Korean Prime Minister left Dhaka this morning wrapping up his three-day official visit to Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen saw the Korean Prime Minister off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The South Korean Prime Minister will now visit Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Qatar as part of his four-nation tour until July 21.

The visits are aimed at strengthening Seoul’s ties with Central Asia and Southwest Asia with a balanced diplomacy in the Middle East.