Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday greeted all the Freedom Fighters (FFs) of the country on the occasion of Bangladesh's Independence and National Day.
As in the past, the Prime Minister sent flowers, fruits and sweetmeats to the war-wounded FFs and members of the martyred families at Martyred and War-wounded Freedom Fighters’ Rehabilitation Centre (Muktijoddha Tower-1) on Gaznavi Road in the capital’s Mohammadpur area as a mark of her good wishes for them.
PM’s assistant private secretary (APS)-2 Gazi Hafizur Rahman Liku and assistant press secretary ABM Sarwer-E-Alom Sarker handed over the items to them.
On their part, the war-wounded FFs and members of the martyred families expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister for remembering them on every important occasion -- be it National Day, Independence Day, Victory Day, Eid or Pahela Boishakh.
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The FFs also expressed satisfaction over the country's irresistible progress under the leadership of the eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
They specifically mentioned that the wefare of the people of the country as well as the FFs and their families are being ensured by the Awami League government, "which believes in the spirit of the great Liberation War", according to a release.
The FFs also expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister for providing increased allowances and accommodation to the FFs.
They also expressed their firm belief that under the leadership of PM Sheikh Hasina, the country will one day become a poverty-free, prosperous and self-respecting "Golden Bangladesh" as dreamt by Bangabandhu.
They wished the Prime Minister good health and a long life.