PM Hasina performs Umrah

630 desk, May 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now on a four-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, performed the holy Umrah here on Monday night.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offers munajat after performing umrah at Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Sheikh Hasina first performed tawaf around the holy Ka’aba Sharif and later walked and ran between Safa and Marwa.

She also offered prayers seeking divine blessings for the countrymen as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity of the entire Muslim ummah.

Earlier, the premier reached the holy city of Makkah from Jeddah by road at around 9:00pm local time.

The prime minister arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah after offering ziarat of Rawza Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) at Masjid-e Nababi in the holy city of Madinah.

Sheikh Hasina reached Saudi Arabia on May 21 at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to join the first-ever Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit which was held on Sunday in the Saudi capital.

Wrapping up her four-day visit, the prime minister will leave here for home Tuesday afternoon.

Source: Agencies