Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today hosted an iftar mahfil for the lawyers. Lawyers from across the country attended the iftar at Ganabhaban.
The prime minister went round different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired about their well-being, reports BSS.
Before the iftar, a special munajat was offered seeking continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation.
Prayers were also offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and other martyrs of the August 15 carnage and the martyrs of the Liberation War as well as long life and good health of the prime minister.
Pesh Imam of Baitul Mukarram National Mosque Maulana Ehsanul Huq conducted the munajat.
Law Minister Anisul Huq, Attorney General Mahbubey Alam, former law minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed, Vice-Chairman of Bangladesh Bar Council Abdul Baset Mazumdar, Barrister Yusuf Hossain Humayun, Awami League Presidium Member Advocate Sahara Khatun, Law Affairs Secretary SM Rezaul Karim, former justice Mezbahuddin, Advocate Syed Rezaur Rahman, Barrister Fazley Noor Taposh were present on the dais, among others.
Earlier, the newly elected office bearers of Supreme Court Bar Association, Bangladesh Bar Council, Dhaka District Bar Association, Rajshahi District Bar Association, Sylhet District Bar Association, Gazipur District Bar Association, Dinajpur District Bar Association, Shariatpur District Bar Association, Lalmonirhat District Bar Association greeted the prime minister by presenting bouquets.