1956Published on July 4, 2022
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday morning headed towards her hometown Tungipara in Gopalganj, with her children by the Padma Bridge.
Her son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and daughter Saima Wazed Putul accompanied her.
The prime minister left Ganabhaban at 8am and reached the Padma Bridge at 8:48am.
HPM Sheikh Hasina spent some time on bridge with her children. At about 9:15am she went to the Zajira end to enjoy the view.
She later took rest at the Service Area-2 at Zajira point.
On arrival, she along with her family members offered prayer at the Mazar of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The premier offered fateha and raised hands in prayer seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and other martyrs of the August 15, 1975 massacre.
Prayers were also offered seeking divine blessings for good health and the long life of Sheikh Hasina and their family members as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country, confirmed PM's Assistant Press Secretary MM Emrul Kayas.
Earlier, she paid rich tributes to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his Mazar.
After laying the wreath, she stood in solemn silence for some time as a mark of profound respect.
This is the first personal visit of the prime minister to Tungipara by the Padma Bridge after its inauguration on June 25. She is scheduled to leave Tungipara for Dhaka this afternoon.