PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted members of the Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day-2017 to be observed tomorrow.
In a message on the eve of the day, she said, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had started the work to build modern armed forces in independent Bangladesh.
She said the armed forces developed by Bangabandhu are showing signs of professionalism and efficiency in their all activities.
The Prime Minister said that the entire Bangalee nation joined the War of Liberation in 1971 at the call of Bangabandhu, the greatest Bangalee of all time.
“During the War of Liberation led by Awami League government on this day (November 21) in 1971, patriotic people, Muktibahini, the armed forces and different paramilitary forces launched combined attacks against the occupation forces,” she said, adding that the final victory was achieved by defeating the occupation forces on December 16 in 1971.