A fortnight-long programme marking the Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the anniversary of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH), will begin today (Saturday) at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the city, reports BSS.
Islamic Foundation (IF) is organizing the 15-day programme on the occasion of the Eid-e-Miladunnabi, said an IF press release. Religious Affairs Secretary Md Anisur Rahman will inaugurate the fortnight programmes as the chief guest after Magrib prayers at the National Mosque on the day with governor of IF Board of Governors Misbahur Rahman Chowdhury presiding, the release also said.
The programmes include religious sermons, seminars, exhibition of Islamic calligraphy and posters based on the life of the Prophet (PBUH), Islamic cultural competitions, publication of a special souvenir and supplementary in daily newspapers and recitation of the holy Quran and poems on him.
According to the release, a month-long Islamic book fair will also be organized from November 9 on the mosque premises to mark the birth and death anniversary of the last and great Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). Besides, rally, waj, milad-mahfil, seminar, discussion and Islamic cultural competitions will be held at 550 upazila model resource centers, seven Imam training centers, 50 Islamic mission centers and 64 district and divisional offices of the foundation across the country.