Today is the 10th death anniversary of former secretary general of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalist (BFUJ) Akhter Ahmed Khan, said a press release.
On the occasion, a milad and doa mahfil will be held in his ancestral home at Barra village in Nawabganj after Jumna prayers.Akhter Ahmed Khan, who was also the former (press) minister of Bangladesh embassy in Washington, worked at the Bangladesh Observer, the Independent and the New Age.
Meanwhile, a milad mahfil will be held today marking the chehlum of renowned journalist Dil Monowara Monu, who is the elder sister of Akhter Ahmed Khan.
Monowara Monu was also the publicity and media affairs secretary of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad and vice-president of Bangladesh Nari Sangbadik Kendra.
The family members of Akhter and Monu have requested relatives, friends, colleagues and well-wishers to pray for eternal peace of the departed souls.