100 Hafez to recite Quran tomorrow marking Bangabandhu’s centenary

DHAKA, Hundred of noted Hafez of the country will

recite Quran at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, marking the birth

centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman tomorrow.

Imams and Khatibs of the mosque will supervise the programme, State

Minister for Religious Affairs Advocate Sheikh Md. Abdullah said today.

He said a special doa mahfil and prayers will be held at mosques, temples,

churches, pagodas and all other religious institutions under the supervision

of the Islamic Foundation, Hindu Religious Welfare Trust, Christian Religious

Welfare Trust and Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust.

The state minister said this while talking to journalists after visiting

mausoleum of Bangabandhu at Tungipara in Gopalganj.

The Islamic Foundation (IF) has drawn up elaborate programmes for Mujib

Year.

The foundation has arranged a special doa mahfil tomorrow after Zohr

prayers at over 78,000 places of the country.

Islamic Foundation has already established `Bangabandhu Corner’ at

libraries in 64 districts, including central library of Baitul Mukarram

National Mosque.

Free medical camp and cleanliness campaign will also be held tomorrow at

district and divisional level offices and Islamic Mission Centre, Imam

Training Academies.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)