PV Desk : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who came here today to perform in the opening ceremony of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL), paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

“He (Bangabandhu) has made Bangladesh … he is the Father of the Nation,” Salman said in his brief speech at the end of the inaugural function of the BBPL, the special edition of BPL T20 to mark the birth centenary of Bangabandhu.

Salman Khan along with another Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif appeared together at the colourful stage at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here tonight before their last performance.

Salman Khan congratulated the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation.

He also mentioned the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, saying she was elected the prime minister for the third consecutive time.

“Bangladesh people loved her (the prime minister) so much,” she said.