Courtesy meeting of US Awami League with PM
Staff Reporter: Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had a courtesy meeting with the United States Awami League delegation. At the beginning of the month of national mourning, the courtesy meeting of the United States Awami League delegation was held at Ganabhaban last Monday (August 1).
Leaders of the United States Awami League said that the main topic of the courtesy meeting held in a cordial atmosphere was the preparation of the United States Awami League expatriate reception for the Prime Minister during his participation in the United Nations General Assembly. It is said that the Prime Minister has instructed the leaders and activists to organize the civic reception. This may be the second reception of the Prime Minister in Washington DC.
However, it is not yet finalized whether the reception will be through video conference or the presence of the Prime Minister in person.
On the occasion of celebrating the Prime Minister’s birthday, when the Awami League of the United States presented a written proposal for consideration, he kept it under consideration, the leaders said.
Meanwhile, the United States has not yet given any instructions to the Prime Minister’s party leaders regarding the formation of the new committee of Awami League. The post of Acting General Secretary of the United States Awami League remains the same for now. It will be addressed later.
Publicity and Publication Secretary of Awami League Dr. Abdus Sobhan Golap, MP, President of the United States Awami League Dr. Siddiqur Rahman, General Secretary (Acting) Abdus Samad Azad, Joint General Secretary Nizam Chowdhury, Mahmudun Nabi Baki of Washington DC Awami League and many others were present at this time.
The next day, Awami League leaders and activists paid tribute by offering floral tributes at the tomb of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara, Gopalganj. On August 15, 1975, Bangabandhu and all the martyrs of the deceased family prayed for the forgiveness of their souls. After the prayers, the leaders wrote comments and signed the visitation book kept at Bangabandhu’s residence.