The newly-elected central working committee and advisory council of Bangladesh Awami League (AL) led by its President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will go to Tungipara in Gopalganj on Friday to pay homage to Bangabandhu, reports BSS.As the Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina will pay homage at first to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his Mazar (shrine).
Later, Sheikh Hasina along with members of the Central Working Committee and Advisory Council of the party will pay tribute to the greatest Bangalee of all times Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Sheikh Hasina will offer Fateha and join a munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu.
A joint-meeting of the newly-elected Awami League Central working Committee (ALCWC) and Advisory Council will be held there as per the tradition.
The prime minister will leave Dhaka for Tungipara by a helicopter on Friday at 10am, according to a letter signed by Prime Minister’s Protocol Officer-1 SM Khurshid-Ul-Alam that was sent to Gopalganj Deputy Commissioner (DC).
The Premier will leave Tungipara for Dhaka at 2.20pm.Security measures have been beefed up for the premier’s visit, said Gopalganj Police Super (SP) Mohammad Saidur Rahman
A three-tier security has been taken in the entire district including Tungipara.
Sheikh Hasina was reelected as the president of Bangladesh Awami League, one of the oldest political parties in the subcontinent for the ninth consecutive term, while Obaidul Quader was reelected as general secretary for the second straight time in the AL’s 21st National Council held on December 20-21 last.