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President offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban

| Updated: May 25, 2020 16:44:09

Photo source: BSS Photo source: BSS

President M Abdul Hamid on Monday offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers along with his family members and some senior officials at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall.

Against the backdrop of ongoing global crisis due to the pandemic COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the traditional Eid prayers with the spontaneous participation of people from all walks of life in capital’s National Eidgah Maidan was cancelled earlier.

President’s Press Secretary Mohammad Joynal Abedin told BSS that the head of the state offered prayers of Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of Muslims, with his family members and some important officials at the Durbar Hall of Bangabhaban.

The Eid jamaat (congregation) was held at 9:30am. Pesh Imam of Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Mufti Maulana Saiful Kabir conducted the Eid prayers.

A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of Bangladesh and welfare of the people as well as the Muslim Ummah.

Special du’a was also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of those who died of fatal COVID-19 and also wishing for the early recovery of the Corona patients throughout the country as well as across the world.

Du’a was too offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the county and its people in different democratic movements, particularly during the Liberation War in 1971.

After the prayers, President Hamid spent his time with his family members at the Presidential palace.

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