DHAKA, June 3, 2017 (BSS) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hosted an iftar for war-wounded freedom fighters (FFs), orphans, physically-challenged children and alem-ulema (Islamic scholars) at the banquet hall of her official Ganabhaban residence here today.
The Prime Minister went round different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired about their well- being.
She was also seen feeding a child during this time.
Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, State Minister for Social Welfare Nuruzzaman Ahmed, Maulana Farid Uddin Masud and other noted alem-ulema of different mosques and madrasas of the country joined the iftar.
Before the iftar, a special munajat was offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation. Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Maulana Mijanur Rahman conducted the munajat.
Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other martyrs of the August 15 massacre as well as martyrs of the War of Liberation and the long life and good health of the Prime Minister.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)