Chittagong district administration and City Corporation together with various political, social and cultural organizations and educational institutions including Chittagong University chalked out elaborate programmes to celebrate the Independence and National Day here tomorrow with much enthusiasm and patriotic zeal. The day’s programmes will begin with heralding of 31 gun salutes at Chittagong District administration hill and placing of floral wreath at the city’s Shaheed Miners at the zero hours. The programmes are also included hoisting of national flag atop all government, semi-government, private and public buildings, institutions, reception to the FFs and screening of documentary films at different cinema halls and other open places.
A combined march-past of the police, ansar-VDP, fire service, BNCC, scouts, girl guides, jail guards and students of different educational institutions will be held at M A Aziz
stadium in the morning. Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Abdullah will take the salute from the march-past attending as chief guest. In the noon, the valiant Freedom Fighters will be accorded reception at Chittagong circuit houses. Sports and discussion will be organized for the women at Shisu Academy premises in the afternoon. At the district Shishu Academy, competition on arts, patriotic songs and poetry recitation has been arranged for the school and college students.
Improved diets will be served among the inmates of hospitals, Chittagong central jail, safe homes and orphans. Special prayers will be arranged at the city’s mosques after zohr prayers and different other worships seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of the nation. In the afternoon, friendly football matches between Chittagong Zilla Keria Sangstha and Chittagong Divisional Sports Sangstha will be held at M A Aziz Stadium marking the day. Besides, Chittagong City Corporation will take similar programme to mark the day.
On the other hand, a discussion meeting on possibility of Digital Innovation will be held at M A Aziz Stadium with Deputy Commissioner Mezbah Uddin in the chair. Besides, the entire city’s important visiting spots and places like Chittagong University, Foy’s Lake, Patenga Sea Beach, Central Zoo and Shishu Park will remain open for the visitors throughout the day.