PM to pay homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara Wednesday

Gopalganj Correspondent
Published : 10:20, Jan 09, 2019 | Updated : 10:24, Jan 09, 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her new cabinet members to pay homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Wednesday (Jan 9). File PhotoThe new Cabinet led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will come at Tungipara in Gopalganj on Wednesday (Jan 9) to pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of installation of her government for the third consecutive term.
The prime minister is scheduled to land at the helipad on Tungipara Upazila Complex at 10:40 am, according to PMO sources.
The prime minister, flanked by new cabinet colleagues, will pay tributes to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his shrine in Tungipara.
A smartly turned out contingent to be drawn from the three forces will give an honour guard to the prime minister on the occasion.
Sheikh Hasina will join a special munajat and offer fateha seeking eternal peace of Bangabandhu.
Awami League President Sheikh Hasina took oath as the prime minister for the fourth time, the third in a row, heading a 46-member council of ministers on Monday (Jan 7), a week after the Awami League-led Grand Alliance’s landslide victory in the 11th Parliamentary Election held on Dec 30.
The new cabinet comprising 24 ministers, 19 state ministers and three deputy ministers took oath at a state ceremony at Bangabhaban Darbar Hall on Monday.
President M Abdul Hamid administered the oath of office and oath of secrecy to Sheikh Hasina and members of her council of ministers.