Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered ziarat at the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) and Hazrat Shah Paran (RA) here this noon.
Sheikh Hasina, who earlier arrived here on a daylong visit to join the flag-raising ceremony of the newly-established 11 Infantry Brigade under 17 Infantry Division of the Bangladesh Army, first went to the mazar of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) in the divisional city.
She spent there for some time by reciting the holy Quran and offering Fateha and munajat.
Later, the premier visited the mazar of Hazrat Shah Paran (RA) on the outskirts of the city. She also recited the holy Quran and offered Fateha and munajat there.
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury, AL Advisory Council Member and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry Suranjit Sengupta, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, PM's Security Adviser Maj Gen (retd) Tariq Ahmed Siddiq, AL Presidium Member Muhammad Faruk Khan, Joint Secretaries Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif and Dr Dipu Moni, Organizing Secretaries AFM Bahauddin Nasim , Ahmed Hossain, Misbahuddin Siraj and Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Office
Secretary Dr Abdus Sobhan Golap, Sheikh Helal Uddin, MP, Subid Ali Bhuiyan, MP, Mahbubur Rahman, MP, former mayor of Sylhet city Badaruddin Ahmed Qamran, PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim, ex-ambassador AK Abdul Momen and the leaders of Sylhet district and city units of AL were present on the occasion, among others.
Earlier on her arrival at MAG Osmani International Airport here at 11 am, the prime minister was received by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq, AL Organising Secretary Misbahuddin Siraj and leaders of Sylhet district and city units of AL.
Sheikh Hasina will later attend the flag-raising ceremony of newly-
established 11 Infantry Brigade under 17 Infantry Division of the Bangladesh Army at Jalalabad Cantonment here.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)