Visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa paid tribute to the martyrs of the Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Savar
He is the second head of state to be attending Bangladesh’s national programme commemorating birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.He landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this (Friday) morning. Received by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and accorded military and gun salutes at the airport, he moved to Savar.
After paying homage to Bangladesh liberation war heroes, he visited National Memorial area and planted a sapling on the premises.
Left National Memorial for Dhaka at 11: 14 am.
Was a moving experience to pay my respects at the #NationalMartyrsMemorial. “All those who cherished Independence sacrificed their today for a tomorrow to all Bangali people which is a powerful testament to Bangabandhu's dream for a free, independent, and proud Bangladesh.” pic.twitter.com/LhnxwGTKsC— Mahinda Rajapaksa (@PresRajapaksa) March 19, 2021