The 70th birthday of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is also the president of Bangladesh Awami League, is being celebrated today (Wednesday).
On September 28, 1947, Sheikh Hasina was born at Tungipara in Gopalganj district. She is the eldest of the five children of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Begum Fazilatunnesa.
The AL, its associated bodies and other socio-cultural organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day across the country.
Eminent citizens of the country conveyed their wishes to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the eve of her 70th birthday.
The prominent citizens including educationalists, economists, writers, physicians and cultural personalities whished Sheikh Hasina good health and long life.
Sheikh Hasina is now in the USA where she attended the 71st UN General Assembly.