Vietnamese President pays tribute to Bangabandhu, Savar Martyrs’ Memorial


DHAKA, March 5, 2018 (BSS) – Visiting Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang today paid a rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi here.

Bangabandhu’s grandson Rezwan Siddique Bobby welcomed the Vietnamese President, who arrived here yesterday afternoon on a three-day state visit, at Bangabandhu Memorial Museum.

Quang also visited various corners of the museum. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) division Zunaid Ahmed Palak and concerned ministry officials, among others, accompanied him.

Bobby apprised him of the history of the museum and also presented some books over Bangabandhu’s life, including the Unfinished Memoirs of Bangabandhu, to the Vietnamese President.

Later, the President penned a remark on the visitors’ book at the Bangabandhu Bhaban where Father of the Nation lived with his family members till the last moment of his life.

Earlier, Vietnamese President went to the National Mausoleum in Savar in the morning and paid tributes to the martyrs who made their supreme sacrifices during the Liberation War in 1971.

Liberation War Minister AKM Mozammel Haque and Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain welcomed the Vietnamese President there.

Among others, local lawmaker, GOC of the ninth infantry division, police super of Dhaka district were also present there.

After placing the wreath, he stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of the country’s patriotic souls.

A smartly turned out contingent of three forces – Army, Navy and Air Force – presented a guard of honor to the Vietnamese President.

Quang also signed a visitors’ book and planted a sapling there.