PM joins iftar at Senakunja

Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

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Bangladesh Armed Forces today jointly hosted an iftar party in honour of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Senakunja in Dhaka Cantonment.

The prime minister went round different tables set for the members of the armed forces and other dignitaries, exchanged greetings with them and enquired about their well-being, reported BSS.

Before the iftar, a special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation as well as the development and advancement of the armed forces.

Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other victims of the August 15 massacre, martyrs of the War of Liberation and martyred armed forces members.

Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain, PM’s Special Envoy and Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury, LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, Post and Telecommunication Minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui, Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Panning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Law Minister Anisul Haque, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, Railway Minister Mujibul Haque, PM’s Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Moshiur Rahman, PM’s Security Adviser Major General (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique,Chief of Army Staff General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan, Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M Farid Habib, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Mohammad Inamul Bari, Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division Lt Gen Abu Belal Mohammad Shafiul Haque attended the iftar, among others.

Besides, Chief of Diplomats Sayer Mohammad, Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed, US Ambassador Dan D Mozena, UK Ambassador Robert G Gibson, PM’s Press Secretary AKM Shamim Chowdhury, Jatiya Party Secretary General Ziauddin Bablu, politicians, diplomats and high civil and military officials were present, among others.

Earlier on her arrival at Senakunja, the prime minister was received by PM’s Security Adviser Maj Gen (retd) Tarique Ahmed Siddique, chiefs of the three services and Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division.

Source: Dhaka Tribune

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