• Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020
  • Last Update : 09:16 am

PM hosts iftar for war-wounded freedom fighters, orphans

  • Published at 09:56 pm May 21st, 2018
Photo: PMO

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina goes around tables enquiring after the guests

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday hosted an iftar for war-wounded freedom fighters, orphans, physically-challenged children and alem-ulema (Islamic scholars) at her official residence Ganobhaban.

The prime minister went around the tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired about their well-being.  Later, Sheikh Hasina had iftar with orphans and children with disabilities.  Before the iftar, a prayer was offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation.

Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mokarram National Mosque Mufti Mawlana Mizanur Rahman conducted the prayer.

Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other martyrs of the August 15 massacre as well as martyrs of the Liberation War and the long life and good health of the prime minister.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Religious Affairs Minister Principal Matiur Rahman, Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon and noted Alem and Imam of Sholakia Mawlana Farid Uddin Masud were, among others, present at the dais.