PM to administer nationwide oath on Victory Day

03 December 2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will administer an oath to the nation as part of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth centenary and Bangladesh's Independence Golden Jubilee celebrations on December 16.
"The prime minister will conduct the nationwide swearing-in ceremony at 4:30pm on December 16," Chief Coordinator of Bangabandhu's Birth Centenary Celebration National Implementation Committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury
told a media briefing on Thursday.
Emerging from a meeting at the Secretariat with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal in the chair, Abul Naser said the premier would conduct the ceremony from the Jatiya Sangsad South Plaza.
He said the National Implementation Committee would stage the event spanning over two days with its title being "Great Hero of the Great Victory", while its inauguration on the Victory Day is scheduled to be joined as well by Indian President Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
He said the two-day program was designed to reflect the country's culture, nature and environment and progress of 50 years.
He said the inaugural-day function would be marked by military parades at the National Parade Square in the city with troops from six countries to stage the march past and added that the names of the participating countries would be disclosed later.
President M Abdul Hamid would join his Indian counterpart and the premier at the event to be featured by a two-day discussion.
Abul Naser said: "We are passing through an extraordinary time in the history."
State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain, Jatiya Sangsad Whip Iqbalur Rahim, Security Division Secretary Mostafa Kamal Uddin, Inspector General of Police Dr Benazir Ahmed and high officials of the law enforcement agencies were present in the discussion.

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