Monday, 8 August, 2022

President Hamid offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban

President Hamid offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban

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President Abdul Hamid on Sunday offered Eid-ul-Azha prayers along with his family members and officials at the Hallway (Darbar Hall) of Bangabhaban.

Pesh Imam of Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Mufti Maulana Saiful Kabir conducted the Eid prayers in the morning, the press wing of the president’s office said.

He offered his prayers maintaining Covid-19 health guidelines, including keeping social distance amid a rise in the infections.

The president avoided taking part in the traditional Eid prayers in the capital's National Eidgah Maidan due to Covid situation, the press wing said.

Many state programmes were also curtailed for this reason.

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.

Doa was offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other members of his family on August 15 in 1975, and the war martyrs of 1971.

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