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Hamid offers Eid prayers at National Eidgah

  • Published at 04:11 pm August 9th, 2013
Hamid offers Eid prayers at National Eidgah

President Abdul Hamid offered his Eid-ul-Fitr prayers on Friday along with hundreds of people from all walks of life on the National Eidgah Maidan.

Chief justice, ministers, state ministers, advisors to the prime minister, judges of the Supreme Court, members of parliament, senior political leaders, diplomats of different Muslim countries and high civil and military officials also offered prayers at the main Eid congregation at 8:30am in the capital.

Khatib of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Prof Maulana Muhammad Salahuddin conducted the prayers.

A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for peace and development of the country, welfare of the people and greater unity of the Muslim Ummah.

The president exchanged Eid greetings with the Musullis after the prayers.

The congregation was held under the auspices of Dhaka South City Corporation.

Special arrangements were also made for women and foreign diplomats to help them offering Eid prayers at the National Eidgah.

The city corporation arranged drinking water and mobile toilets for the devotees at the venue. Different law enforcement agencies, including President's Guard Regiment, Dhaka Metropolitan Police and the elite force Rab provided tight security in the areas around the Eidgah Maidan.

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