President Mohammed Sahabuddin, who took oath as the head of the state on Monday, paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, by placing a wreath at his portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi Road No. 32 here yesterday.
As the 22nd President of Bangladesh, valiant Freedom Fighter Sahabuddin paid homage to Bangabandhu, the greatest Bangali of all times.
A smartly turned out contingent drawn from the Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force presented the state salute on the occasion, as the bugles played the last post.
After placing the wreath, the head of the state stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memory of the country’s founding father.
The President also visited the Bangabandhu museum and watched a holographic video there. He also signed the visitors’ book there.
Later, President Sahabuddin paid his rich tribute to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital.
He stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect to the memories of the Language heroes who embraced death for the sake of dear mother tongue Bangla.