Both houses of Parliament observed a minute`s silence in tribute to Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, who passed away in Singapore on Wednesday.
The national flag flew half mast as Bangladesh on Thursday began a three-day state mourning following the death of President Zillur Rahman, one of the country`s senior most politicians.
Mourning passing of Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, US Secretary of State John Kerry said his death offers moment for all Bangladeshis to come together in mourning and reflect on what unites them.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, expressed his condolences to the people of Bangladesh on Thursday after the death of President Zillur Rahman.
President Zillur Rahman of Bangladesh died on Wednesday at a hospital in Singapore, said a media report.
President Pranab Mukherjee will be honoured by Bangaldesh government here on Monday in recognition of his contribution to the struggle that led to the birth of this nation 42 years ago.
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