Awami League announces month-long anniversary programme
The ruling Awami League has announced a month-long programme to celebrate the party's 70th founding anniversary which falls on June 23.
Party's General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the schedule at a press conference at Awami League chief's political office in Dhanmondi on Saturday, reports UNB.
"The celebration will begin on June 23," he said. "It'll include meetings, seminars and rallies, discussions, publications of books, essay competitions, drawing competitions."
Quader said that a three-day programme has been planned for observing the anniversary in Dhaka. It includes hoisting the national and party flags on anniversary day's morning at Bangabandhu Bhaban and Awami League's central office.
Then the party's central leaders will pay tribute to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's mural in Dhanmondi.
A grand discussion gathering and felicitation programme will be arranged on June 24 at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre and a cultural programme will be held the next day at the party headquarters.
Awami League's presidium member Matia Chowdhury, Joint General Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak, organising secretaries AFM Bahauddin Nasim, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, AKM Enamul Haque Shamim, Cultural Affairs Secretary Asim Kumar Ukil, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Forest and Environment Affairs Secretary Delwar Hossain, Industry Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, Jubo League Chairman Omar Faruque Chowdhury and General Secretary Harunur Rashid, among others, were present at the press conference.