The new cabinet led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at his mausoleum in Tungipara, marking installation of her government for the record fifth time and fourth consecutive term.
The prime minister first paid homage to Bangabandhu by placing a wreath at his grave in Tungipara.
A smartly turned out contingent drawn from the three services gave a state salute, while bugle played the last post on the occasion.
Flanked by the new cabinet colleagues, Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League President, placed another wreath at Bangabandhu’s grave.
Later, the premier, who was elected member of parliament from the Gopalganj-3 constituency, placed another wreath along with leaders of Kotalipara and Tungipara Awami League.
She, as well, joined a special munajat and offer fateha seeking eternal peace of Bangabandhu.
Bangabandhu’s younger daughter and Prime Minister’s younger sister Sheikh Rehana also came in Tungipara with her.
President Mohammed Shahabuddin administered the oath of office and oath of secrecy to Sheikh Hasina and her new ministers at Durbar Hall of Bangabhaban at on Thursday evening.
Her council of ministers included 25 ministers and 11 state ministers.