Government Policy

President wishes citizens on occasion of Eid

President Abdul Hamid has greeted the people on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, set to be celebrated Friday.

In a congratulatory message, President called upon all to observe Eid in accordance with the proper health guidelines.

Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country Friday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted in Bangladesh Wednesday evening.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee with the state minister Faridul Haque Khan in the chair after reviewing the information of Shawwal moon sighting.

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The President will offer Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban at 10 am instead of National Eidgah.

Members of the President's family and senior officials of Bangabhaban will participate in the Eid prayers with him in a limited manner as per the health rules.

Eid greetings exchange program at Bangabhaban, a traditional event on Eid, will not be held this year due to Corona situation.

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He will also deliver a welcome speech to the nation through Bangladesh Television after offering prayer.

Source: United News of Bangladesh