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Govt takes programmes marking Eid-e-Miladunnabi

Published : 13 Oct 2020 09:05 PM | Updated : 14 Oct 2020 12:44 AM

The government has taken elaborate programmes marking the Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), to be observed across the country on October 30 subject to appearance of the moon, reports BSS.

The programmes were finalized on Tuesday at a virtual inter-ministerial meeting with Religious Affairs Secretary Md Nurul Islam in the chair, said a press release.

The Eid-e-Miladunnabi this year will be observed using digital media in a provision of maintaining health guidelines and social distancing in view of the COVID-19 situation in the country, the release added.

As part of the programmes, the President and the Prime Minister will issue messages on the occasion. National flag will be hoisted at the government, semi-government and autonomous offices, private buildings and all armed forces structures on the day.

Besides, national flag and ‘KalemaTayeba’ written banners will be exhibited at different important traffic islands and light posts while government buildings and different military structures will be illuminated on the night of the Eid-e-Miladunnabi.

Marking the day, Islamic Foundation will publish special supplementary and draw a fortnight-long special programmes, including discussions on the life of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) and milad mahfils.

Discussions on the life and works of Muhammad (PBUH) and milad mahfils will also be held at all divisions, districts, upazilas, city corporations, municipalities and armed forces division and private organisations across the country.

Special programmes highlighting the significance of the Eid-e-Miladunnabi will be broadcast on Bangladesh Television (BTV), Bangladesh Betar and virtual media. The Shishu Academy will arrange special programmes for children on the day.

Besides, improved diet will be served among the people at hospitals, jails, government Shishu Sanad, old homes and drug addiction treatment centres. Bangladesh missions abroad will also observe the day in a befitting manner.

Special security measures will be taken to maintain law and order situation across the country on the occasion of the Eid-e-Miladunnabi.