Bangabandhu’s murderers will be brought back within Mujib Year
Published: 06:17 PM, 7 August 2020 Updated: 10:38 PM, 7 August 2020
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Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen said the process of bringing back the murderers of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who have fled abroad, is ongoing during the Mujib Year.
The killers of the Father of the nation are fugitive in different countries including America and Canada changing names and identities, foreign minister said. The government has always maintained contact with those countries to bring them back. Meanwhile, one of Bangabandhu's killers has been brought back to the country and the death sentence has been carried out.
He made the remarks while laying a wreath at the altar of Bangabandhu’s mausoleum at 2pm on Friday.
The minister further said that the expatriates who have returned from different countries due to Coronavirus will be sent to those countries in phases if the situation becomes normal. Negotiations are underway with the countries concerned so that they can go on time. Air communication with different countries has not started yet. The process of sending expatriates will start when air communication resumes.
Responding to a question on the trouble situation of the expatriates, the minister said the government has provided a lot of assistance to the expatriates. The government is sincerely solving any of their problems. The expatriates are well wherever they are in the country and abroad. Besides, the missions of Bangladesh in different countries are also keeping in touch with the expatriates.
Earlier, Foreign Minister Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen paid tribute by laying a wreath at the altar of the tomb of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Tungipara in Gopalganj.
Later, Surah Fateha was recited and then prayers and special munajat were offered for the peace of soul of Bangabandhu and other members of his family who were martyred by the assassins on15th August 1975.
Deputy Commissioner Shahida Sultana, Superintendent of Police Saidur Rahman Khan, District Awami League General Secretary Mahabub Ali Khan, Tungipara Upazila Awami League President Abul Bashar Khair, General Secretary Babul Hossain Sheikh, Tungipara Upazila Chairman Md. Solaiman Biswas and other high-ranked government officials and local Awami League leaders were present at that time.