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 The minister yesterday said that what contributions Khaleda Zia could make to the Mujib Year as the BNP chief used to observe her fake birthday by cutting cake on August 15, the day Bangabandhu and most of his family members were killed, reports BSS.
 Criticizing comments of BNP leaders on Begum Zia’s health issue, Hasan said, BNP is continuously doing ill-politics over the health and treatment of Khaleda Zia. Actually, the government is making its all-out efforts to ensure the best medical treatment for her, he added.
 The minister was addressing the launching ceremony of Swadesh Pratidin, a new Bangla daily, at the auditorium of Jatiya Press Club (JPC) in the capital.
 Lawmaker and eminent actor Akbar Hossain Pathan, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University former Vice Chancellor Dr Kamrul Hasan, senior journalist Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury and Jatiya Press Club President Saiful Alam addressed the function as special guests with Chairman of editorial board of the newly-launched daily Md Wakil Uddin in the chair.