Dhaka, 1 June, Abnews: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to go to Tungipara in Gopalganj on Saturday to pay homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
A fax message to Gopalganj Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mohammad Mokhlesur Rahman Sarker signed by PM’s protocol officer-2 SM Khurshid-Ul-Alam confirmed the matter.
It said PM will start for the capital’s Tejgaon airport at 9:50am on Saturday and fly for Tungipara by a helicopter at 10:00am. She will land at Tungipara helipad at 10:45am.
The premier will pay tributes to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his mausoleum, it added.
Sheikh Hasina will offer Fateha and join a munajat seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu as well as other martyrs of the August 15 carnage, the message read.
She will leave Tungipara by the helicopter at 12:15pm and touch down in the capital at 1:00pm, it said.
DC Mokhlesur Rahman Sarker said tight security measures have already been taken across the district to ensure safe journey to PM.