The 45th founding anniversary of the Dhaka Metropolitan police (DMP) is being celebrated today amid festivity.
The programmes include bringing out a colorful procession from DMP headquarters to Rajarbagh Police Lines here at 3pm and a civic reception at Rajarbagh Police Lines at 4pm.
Besides, a cultural programme has been arranged after 7pm which will be telecast live on ATN Bangla.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan will attend the function as the chief guest while Public Security Division Senior Secretary Mostafa Kamal Uddin and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Mohammad Javed Patwary will be present as special guests.
On the eve of the day, President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting all members of DMP.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) was founded on February 1, 1976.