Greetings of the President and the Prime Minister to the people on the occasion of Eid.On the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the President greeted the people. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. They urged the people to enjoy Eid with their families by avoiding public gatherings due to the epidemic of coronavirus. The President and the Prime Minister made this call in a message on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
President Abdul Hamid said that Eid-ul-Fitr is one of the major religious festivals of Muslims. After a month-long fast and restraint, the holy Eid-ul-Fitr comes to us with a message of boundless happiness and joy. On this day, people from all walks of life joined in a line and shared the joy of Eid. Eid builds a bond of friendship, harmony and unity among all.
He added that Islam is a religion of peace and welfare. There is no place for hatred and violence here. Islam embraces universal welfare, including human values, mutual coexistence, tolerance and equality. Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated in a different context this year due to the global novel coronavirus infection. In this difficult time, I call on the well-to-do individuals of the society to stand by the side of the poor. At the same time, I urge the people of the country to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with utmost caution while adhering to proper hygiene rules and maintaining social distance.
In a message on the occasion of Eid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, I extend my best wishes and Eid Mubarak to all Muslims in the country and around the world.”
May the self-purification, restraint, friendship and harmony of the Muslims in the life of the individual, family, society and the state be transformed. This is the fervent desire of the Eid festival.
The Prime Minister said, “I am celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr in an unusual environment this time.”
The coronavirus has paralyzed the entire world. Normal life is being disrupted. An invisible virus is pushing people to the brink of death. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to our health workers, doctors, nurses, police, law enforcement, armed forces, cleaners and others who are serving the people at the risk of their lives.
“I would like to urge the people to enjoy Eid with their families at home as much as possible in the event of a coronavirus outbreak and pray to God that we all get rid of this infection as soon as possible,” she said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wished the motherland Bangladesh and the Muslim Ummah continued progress, prosperity and lasting peace.
News Room, May 25,2020