Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is celebrating its 39th founding anniversary today.
On this day in 1978, late president Ziaur Rahman founded the party.
On the occasion, BNP and its associate bodies have taken up various programmes, including, hoisting party flag and placing wreaths at the grave of the party founder.
At 6.00am, the party flag was hoisted atop its Nayapaltan central office and all other offices of BNP all over the country.
Marking the day, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir along with party leaders and activists placed wreaths and offered fatiha at the grave of Ziaur Rahman at 9.30am.
BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is now staying in London, in a message congratulated the people of the country, party leaders and activists as well as well-wishers on the occasion.