News Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday greeted all Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of the 51st Victory Day.
Like the previous years, the Premier sent flowers, fruits and sweetmeats to the FFs at the Muktijuddha Complex at College Gate as a mark of her good wishes for them.
On behalf of the Prime Minister, her Assistant Private Secretary-2 Gazi Hafizur Rahman Liku handed over these items to the FFs and their family members at 12:30pm. Prime Minister's Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid Tusher was present at the ceremony.
The Freedom Fighters thanked and expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister for remembering them on every national day and festival like the Independence Day, the Victory Day, Eid and Pahela Baishakh, according to a message of the Prime Minister's Press Wing.
They also wished Sheikh Hasina good health and long life.
The nation is celebrating the 51st Victory Day today, marking the most precious day when the country was liberated from the Pakistani occupation forces after a nine-month-long War of Liberation.
Fifty years back on December 16 in 1971, Bangladesh was born as an independent country under the leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and for the supreme sacrifice of three million martyrs and the honour of two lakh mothers and sisters.