Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s 75th birthday is going to be celebrated today.
Sheikh Hasina is the eldest of the five children of father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, was born at Tungipara in Gopalganj on September 28, 1947.
The Awami League and its allies and like-minded organizations will celebrate the day through various programs highlighting the life and achievements of Sheikh Hasina.
On the occasion of the day, discussions, milad and prayer mahfils and special prayers will be organized all over the country including the capital.
Sheikh Hasina started school in Tungipara. When Sheikh Mujib was elected a legislator, his family moved to Dhaka in 1954.
She was admitted to Sher-e-Bangla Girls School and later to Azimpur Girls High School, where she completed her secondary education in 1965. She was then admitted to Badrunnesa Government Girls College.
During her undergraduate course, she was elected vice-president of the Eden Girls College student union as Badrunnesa, and Eden Girls College was the sole entity at the time.
Later, she was admitted in her Masters program in the Bangla Department of Dhaka University.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is currently in the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Following in Bangabandhu’s footsteps, she also gave a speech in Bengali at UNGA like last year.
This year, the UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) presented the “SDG Progress Award” to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for Bangladesh’s steadfast path to a universal call to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all.
The moderator of the event introduced Sheikh Hasina as the “jewel of the crown of the day” and lauded her leadership in leading the SDG campaign even during the global Covid-19 epidemic.