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National Mourning Day observed in New York

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The National Mourning Day was observed in Consulate General of Bangladesh in New York paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 44th martyrdom anniversary.
The Mourning Day's programmes included hoisting national flag at half-mast, doa mahfil, reading out of messages, discussion, and screening of a documentary on life and work of Bangabandhu, said an official hand out here on Saturday.
Besides, a one-minute silence was observed in memory of the martyrs of August 15, 1975.
Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen, family members of martyred freedom fighters and President of the USA unit of Awami League Dr Siddiqur Rahman addressed the function.

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