PM hosts iftar for FFs, alem-ulema, orphans


Dhaka, May 19: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday hosted an iftar for war-wounded freedom fighters (FFs), orphans, physically-challenged children and alem-ulema (Islamic scholars) at her official Ganabhaban residence.The persons injured in the August 21 grenade attack, members of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration Committee and the National Implementation Committee and family members and relatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the iftar, BSS reports.

Before the iftar, a special munajat was offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation.

Senior Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Maulana Mijanur Rahman conducted the munajat.

Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other martyrs of the August 15 massacre as well as martyrs of the War of Liberation and the long life and good health of the Prime Minister.