BNP plan programmes to celebrate Tarique’s birthday

Published: November 16, 2017 23:24:56


BNP has chalked out a two-day programme to celebrate the 53rd birthday of its Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman on Monday, reports UNB.

Party Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announced the programmes at a press conference at BNP's Nayapaltan central office on Thursday.

As part of the programmes, the party will hold doa and milad mahfils and discussions at all metropolitan cities and district towns on Monday, marking the day.

The party will also arrange a discussion at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh on November 25 on the occasion.

BNP and its associate bodies will take various programmes to celebrate Tarique's birthday.

Tarique, living in London for 'treatment' since 2008, was born on November 20, 1965.

On September 11, 2008, eight days after his release from jail on bail, Tarique Rahman left for London for treatment relinquishing his party portfolio during the military-backed caretaker government.

Tarique, arrested on March 7, 2007, was freed from jail on bail on September 3, 2008.

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