Government Policy

Waj, milad mahfil marking Lailatul Meraj tomorrow

DHAKA, April 23, 2017 (BSS)- A waj and milad mahfil will be held at the national mosque Baitul Mukarram here tomorrow as part of the observance of Lailatul Miraj across the country on the night of April 24.

Islamic Foundation is set to organize the waj and milad around 6.45pm (after Magrib) tomorrow at Baitul Mukarram, an official release said.

Principal Maulana Abu Zafor Muhammad Helal Uddin of Darul Ulum Ahsania Kamil Madrasha, Narinda in Dhaka and senior pesh imam of Baitul Mukarram Hafez Maulana Muhammad Mijanur Rahman are expected to give sermon on the occasion.

Director General of Islamic Foundation Shameem Mohammad will preside the function.

Earlier on March 29, the National Moon Sighting Committee at a meeting decided that the Lailatul Meraj will be observed on April 24 as the moon of Hijri month of Rajab, 1438 was sighted with Religious Affairs Ministry Joint Secretary Mohammad ABM Amin Ullah Nuri presiding.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)