A grand rally is being held in city's Suhrawardy Udyan on Saturday to celebrate the recognition of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech as a world documentary heritage by UNESCO.
Prime Minister and the president of Bangladesh Awami League Sheikh Hasina arrived at the Suhrawardy Udyan 2.39pm.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) recognised the historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu as part of world's documentary heritage on October 31.
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova announced it saying the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu has been included in the Memory of the World International Register, a list of world's important documentary heritage maintained by the UNESCO.
Nagorik Committee has taken all preparations to make the rally a success. Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday visited Suhrawardy Udyan to see the preparations for the rally.