Holy Shab-e-Qadr, also known as Lailatul Qadr, was observed across the country on Thursday night with due solemnity and religious fervour.
The devout Muslims spent the night offering special prayers, reciting the holy Quran, holding zikr and other religious rituals.
Special prayer and sermons were held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque and other mosques across the country on the holy night.
Devotee Muslims also visited graveyards and prayed for divine blessings for the departed souls of their near and dear ones.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the country’s people and the Muslim Ummah across the world on the occasion.
Newspapers published special articles while state-run Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television and private television channels air and telecast special programmes highlighting the significance of Shab-e-Qadr.
Today is a public holiday on the occasion.