President offers Eid prayers at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall

President M Abdul Hamid has offered his prayers of the holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, along with his family members and some senior officials at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall at 8:30am on Saturday.

Against the backdrop of the ongoing global crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic, the traditional Eid prayers with the spontaneous participation of people from all walks of life in capital's National Eidgah Maidan has also been cancelled.

Pesh Imam of Bangabhaban Jame Mosque Mufti Maulana Saiful Kabir conducted the Eid prayers.

A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for peace and progress of Bangladesh and welfare of the people as well as the Muslim Ummah.

Special doa was offered seeking the eternal peace of the departed souls of those who died of Covid-19 diseases and also wishing for the early recovery of the coronavirus patients throughout the country as well as across the world.

Doa was too offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other members, faced martyrdom on the fateful night of August 15 in 1975 and the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the county and its people in different democratic movements, particularly during the Liberation War in 1971.