Zia’s 39th death anniv today

Staff Correspondent

30 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Zia’s 39th death anniv today

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will observe its founder Ziaur Rahman’s 39th death anniversary with programmes across the country including the capital.

All the programmes will be held maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Earlier, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced a 12-day long programme at an online press conference on Wednesday. Beginning from today, the programmes will end on June 10.

As part of the programmes, the BNP secretary general said black flags will be hoisted and party flags kept at half-mast atop the offices of the party, including its Nayapaltan headquarters, at 6.00am on May 30.

Besides, only the party’s standing committee members will place wreaths at Zia’s grave at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar at 11.00am by maintaining social distance.

The party will arrange an online discussion in the afternoon in memory of Zia.

BNP and its associate bodies will arrange virtual discussions on Zia’s activities, from June 1 to June 10 as part of the death anniversary programmes.