BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday hosted an iftar party in honour of foreign diplomats and mission chiefs of international agencies in Dhaka.
Ambassadors, high commissioners, mission chiefs, charge d' affaires and other envoys from 37 countries attended the iftar.
Before the iftar, Khaleda, also a former Prime Minister, exchanged pleasantries with the guests at the party at a city hotel. It was followed by dinner.
The BNP chief took iftar flanked by Dean of Diplomatic Corps and Ambassador of State of Palestine in Dhaka Shaher Mohammad, US Amba-ssador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, British High Commissioner.
Robert Gibson, EU Ambassador Pierre Maya-udon, Russian Ambassador Alexander A Nikolaev, Chinese Ambassador Ma Mingqiang, Korean Ambassador Lee Yun-young, Canadian High Commissioner Benoit-Pierre Larame, French Ambassador Shopie Auberet, Danish Ambassador Hanne Fugl Eskj?r and Saudi Embassy Charge d' affaires Khalid Sultan Al Otbaibi.
Senior BNP leaders, including Moudud Ahmed, Jamiruddin Sircar, Abdul Moyeen Khan, Nazrul Islam Khan, Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, Reaz Rahman, Sabihuddin Ahmed, Mir Nasir, Inam Ahmed and Abdul Awal Mintoo; Asaduzzaman Ripon, Maruf Kamal Khan, Dr Emajuddin Ahmed, Prof Mahbub Ullah and Dr Salehuddin Ahmed were also present. ?UNB