On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, the BNP hosted an iftar party for orphan students and Islamic scholars Sunday.
The programme was held at Dhaka Ladies Club in the capital with the participation of nearly 300 orphans and some Islamic scholars.
BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir and party standing committee members received the guests and exchanged pleasantries with them.
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia used to have iftar with orphans and Islamic scholars on the first day of Ramadan every year until her conviction in graft cases in 2018.
Also, the party could not arrange any iftar party in the last two years due to Covid.
Fakhrul said, “Every year we used to have iftar with Khaleda Zia, the beloved leader of 16 crore people. Unfortunately, our leader and the former prime minister is now under house arrest with her physical ailment.”
Before the iftar, a prayer was offered seeking divine blessings for ailing Khaleda’s early recovery and the betterment of the country and its people.
BNP standing committee members Jamiruddin Sircar, Mirza Abbas, Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan, chairperson’s adviser Abdul Quayum and Ulema Dal convener Moulana M Nesarul Haque also joined the iftar party.
Source: United News of Bangladesh