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National Mourning Day observed in Washington DC

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BSS, Dhaka :
The National Mourning Day was observed in Bangladesh Embassy in Washington DC paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, marking the 44th anniversary of his martyrdom.
The Mourning Day's programmes included hoisting national flag at half-mast, placing wreaths at the bust of Bangabandhu, special prayers, readout of messages, discussion on the life and work of the Father of the Nation and screening of a documentary on Bangabandhu, according to a message received here on Friday.
Chaired by Bangladesh Ambassador to the USA Mohammad Ziauddin, the discussion was addressed by recipient of Bangladesh's "Friends of Liberation War Honour" President of Bangabandhu Parishad, Washington, Engr Mizanur Rahman Majumder.

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