Helal Uddin Ahmed, Secretary of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operative Ministry, paid rich tribute to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He paid the homage by placing wreaths at the mazar of Bangabandhu in Tungipara of Gopalganj on Friday afternoon
After paying tribute, he along with others offered Fateha and joined a special munajat conducted by Maulana Nawab Ali, Imam of Complex Jame Mosjid, seeking eternal peace of the departed soul of Bangabandhu as well as other martyrs of August 15. Later, he signed the visitor's book kept on the mazar premises.
It was attended, among others, by Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Gopalganj, Kazi Shahidul Islam, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC-general), Abdullah Al Baki, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and ICT), Shammi Akter, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), Md Saiful Islam, senior assistant secretary and personal secretary of Helal Uddin Ahmed, Ilias Hossain, Tungipara Awami League President, Md Solaiman Biswas, Upazila Chairman, Nirunnahar, Panel Chairman of Sadar Upazila Parishad, Kazi Liaquat Ali, Mayor of Gopalganj municipality, UNO’s of the upazila in the district and other government officials.