DHAKA, President M Abdul Hamid today hosted a milad
and doa mahfil at Darbar hall of Bangabhaban after Asr prayers seeking
eternal blessings for Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
and other August 15 martyrs coinciding with the National Mourning Day.
A special munajat was offered also praying for martyrs of 1971 Liberation
War and different national movements at different times of national history.
The president and others who joined the milad also offered their Asr
prayers at the Darbar Hall.
President's family members, his secretaries, civil and military officials
and employees of Bangabhaban attended the miladmahfil and munajat led by
Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Imam Maulana Muhammad Saiful Kabir.
Ahead of the prayers a documentary on the life and works of Bangabandhu
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, produced by the Department of Film and Publications,
was screened at the Durbar Hall which was followed by a brief discussion.
President's secretary Sampad Barua discussed on the life and works of
Bangabandhu and recited a self written poem on him while his press secretary
Mohammad Joynal Abedin and assistant military secretary Brigadier General
Kazi Iftekharul Alam also spoke.
The head of the state earlier in the morning paid tribute to the Father of
the Nation by placing wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of
Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi32 along with Prime Minister Sheikh
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)