Published : Sunday, 10 November, 2019 at 12:00 AM Count : 234
The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and death anniversary of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) will be observed across the country today (Sunday) amid religious festivity and fervour.
The day is a public
Different organizations, including the Islamic Foundation (IF), have chalked out elaborate programmes to mark the day.
Islamic Foundation (IF) has taken up a fortnight-long programme at Baitul Mukarram National
Mosque on the occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi, said an IF press release on Saturday.
The programmes include religious sermons, seminars, exhibition of Islamic calligraphy and posters based on the life of the Prophet (PBUH), Islamic cultural competitions and recitation from the holy Quran, the release added.
A month-long Islamic book fair began on Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on Saturday to mark the birth and death anniversary of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
Besides, seminars and discussions highlighting the life and works of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) will be held at 64 districts and divisional offices of the Islamic Foundation, 50 Islamic Mission Centres, seven Imam Training Centers and 550 upazila or zone model resources centres across the country.
Islamic cultural competition also will be organized for the school and Madrasa students across the country.
Bangladesh Television (BTV) and Bangladesh Betar and private television channels will broadcast special programmes highlighting the importance of the day.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting the countrymen and the Muslims across the globe on this occasion.
In separate messages, they sought eternal blessings for the people's welfare alongside peace and harmony in the country and elsewhere in the world.
In his message, the President said the Eid-e-Miladunnabi is a holy and glorious day for the world's people, especially for the Muslims.
"Almighty Allah had sent Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) as the marcy for the whole universe. He was revealed in the world as the 'Sirajam munira' (illuminated lamp)," Hamid said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had emerged as the emancipator and rescuer in the world of sin, oppression, falsehood, superstition and anarchy.
"I firmly believe that there are endless welfare, success and peace for the Muslims, following the ideals of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)," she added.