50 years of independence: President to deliver memorial speech in parliament on Nov 24
President M Abdul Hamid will deliver a memorial speech, during a special discussion at parliament, on November 24 -- marking the golden jubilee of the country's independence.
"A special discussion will be held in parliament on November 24 and 25 on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the independence. President M Abdul Hamid has given his kind consent to deliver a memorial speech at 3:00pm on November 24 at the invitation of the parliament," Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury told the parliament today.
The Speaker said different programmes are being held nationally to celebrate the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence throughout the year.
"As part of the celebration, the two-day special discussion will be held in parliament," she added.
The Speaker adjourned the 15th session of parliament till November 24.