Government offices, banks, share market, and private offices resumed today after the vacation of the holy Eid-ul-Azha, one of the major religious festivals of Muslim community.
However, the attendance of officials at the Secretariat in Dhaka was poor, with many people extending their vacation till July 14.
This year, the government employees got four-day holidays at a stretch. July 8 and 9 were weekly holidays, July 10 and 11 were public holidays for Eid-ul-Azha which was celebrated on Sunday.
Thursday was the last working day.
A huge number of people left the capital Dhaka to celebrate the festival at their village homes with their dear and near ones.
Dhaka streets took a deserted look as people went to villages to celebrate the festival.