President Abdul Hamid hosted an Iftar in honour of the Prime Minister, the Speaker, Chief Justice (CJ), cabinet members, MPs, foreign diplomats, eminent citizens and high civil and military officials at Bangabhaban on Thursday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, former President HM Ershad and opposition leader Raushan Ershad attended the Iftar party held at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban.
President's wife Rashida Khanom and family members also joined the iftar.
On her arrival at Bangabhaban, the Prime Minister was received by the President.
Cabinet members, deputy speaker, advisors to the Prime Minister, foreign diplomats, Chief Election Commissioner, judges of the Supreme Court, cabinet secretary, chiefs of three services, MPs, attorney general, vice chancellors of public universities, lawyers, editors and senior journalists and a good number of eminent citizens and high military and civil officials also attended the iftar party.
The President and the Prime Minister went round different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and inquired about their well-being.
Before the iftar, a special munajat was offered seeking divine blessing for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation. Pesh Imam of Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Moulana Muhammad Saiful Kabir conducted the munajat.