President Abdul Hamid hosted an iftar party in honour of the Prime Minister, Speaker, Chief Justice, cabinet members, MPs, foreign diplomats, eminent citizens and high-ranking military and civil officials at Bangabhaban on Sunday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain, former President HM Ershad and Leader of the Opposition Raushon Ershad attended the event.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Finance Minister MA Muhith and Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury were also present.
President’s wife Rashida Khanom and other family members also joined the iftar.
A special munajat was offered seeking divine blessings for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation. Bangabhaban Jam-e-Mosque Pesh Imam Moulana Muhammad Saiful Kabir conducted the munajat.
Earlier, on her arrival at Bangabhaban around 6:20pm, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was received by President Abdul Hamid.