BNP will hold a discussion at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh today afternoon, marking party founder Ziaur Rahman's 80th birth anniversary, said a party press release yesterday.
Senior BNP leaders and eminent citizens of the country will address the programme.
Born on January 19, 1936 at Bagbari in Bogra, Zia had become the country's 7th president and formed Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
BNP and its associate bodies have chalked out some other programmes to mark the day. The programmes include hoisting of the party flag at its offices, placing of wreaths and offering prayers at Zia's graveside.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, the widow of the party founder, along with party leaders and activists will place wreaths on Zia's grave around 10:00am tomorrow paying homage to him on the occasion.