75th birthday of Wazed Miah today

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka

The 75th birthday of eminent nuclear scientist and prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s husband MA Wazed Miah today.
On February 16 in 1942, Wazed Miah popularly and affectionately called ‘Sudha Miah’ was born at a respectable Muslim family of Laldighi Fatehpur village under Pirganj upazila in Rangpur district. He breathed his last on May 9 in 2009.
Different political parties and socio-cultural bodies have chalked out elaborate programmes in the capital city and Rangpur in observance of his birthday.
On the occasion, MA Wazed Miah Memorial Foundation will organise a discussion at the VIP Lounge of the Jatiya Press Club at 3:00pm today.
Awami League presidium member and health and family welfare minister Mohammad Nasim will attend the function as the chief guest.
Besides, Sadhana Sangsad will organise a discussion followed by a cultural show at the auditorium of Biswa Sahitya Kendra at Bangla Motor in the city at 3:00pm.
Land minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif, prime minister’s health affairs adviser Syed Modasser Ali and vice-president of the World Peace Council Mozaffar Hossain Paltu will attend the function as discussants, among others.
BSS Rangpur correspondent reports: Wazed Smriti Sangsad, Pirganj upazila Awami League, allies in the grand alliance and Awami League’s associate bodies have organised programmes, including memorial meetings, recitation of Fateha, visit to his grave, milad mahfil and distribution of cooked foods among poor in Rangpur city and his birth place at Laldighi Fatehpur to mark his birthday.

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