Bangabhaban stages special prayers for Bangabandhu

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

Hasina.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)