BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia hosted an iftar party for professionals and eminent personalities here on Sunday, the sixth day of Ramadan, UNB reports. The iftar party was held at International Convention Centre, Bashundhara in the city.
Before iftar, Khaleda exchanged greetings with the invited guests, including academicians, doctors, engineers, journalists, lawyers, businessmen, retired civil and military high officials, agriculturists and cultural personalities.
A munajat was offered seeking continued peace and prosperity of the country and the eternal peace of the departed souls of BNP founder Ziaur Rahman and his younger son Arafat Rahman Koko.
Supreme Court senior lawyer Barrister Rafiqul Haque, former Dhaka University vice chancellor Emajuddin Ahmed, ex-chairman of Bangladesh Public Service Commission Prof ZN Tahmida Begum, ex-cabinet secretary ASM Abdul Halim, former Air Force chief air vice marshal Fakhrul Azam, ex-IGP Azizul Haq, ex-BGMEA president Golam Quddus, News Today Editor Reazuddin Ahmed, Inqilab editor AMM Bahauddin, senior journalists Syed Ishtiaq Reza, Syed Abdal Hossain, Baker Hossain, Pranab Saha, Rahul Raha, Shaheed Chowdhury, lawyers’ leaders Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, Mahbubuddin Khokan, engineers’ leader ANH Akhtar Hossain, Doctors’ Association of Bangladesh (DAB) secretary general AZM Zahid Hossain, educationists Prof Mahbub Ullah, Anwarullah Chowdhury, Prof Sadrul Amin, AFM Yusuf Haider, film director Amjad Hossain, lyricist Gazi Mazharul Anwar, singer Rizia Parvin, footballer Aminul Haq, among others joined the programme.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Moudud Ahmed, Mahbubur Rahman, ASM Hannan Shah and other leaders of BNP and its front organisations were present.