Ijtema 1st phase ends with Akheri Munajat

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PV Desk : The first phase of Biswa Ijtema ended on the bank of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday (January 14) with Akheri Munajat, seeking peace, prosperity and welfare of the Muslim Ummah.
Senior Islamic scholar of Kakrail mosque Hafez Mawlana Mohammad Zubaer conducted the Akheri Munajat (concluding prayers).
The Munajat began at 10:40 in the morning and ended at 11:15am, with participating over two million people from all walks of life, including cabinet members, lawmakers, professionals and political leaders.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointed the Akheri Munajat from her official residence Ganobhaban.
However, the first phase of 53rd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslims, began on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi on the outskirts of the city Friday (January 12).
The second phase of the Tongi Ijtema will begin on January 19 at the same venue and it is scheduled to end with Akheri Munajat on January 21.
The offering of Akheri Mujajat and Hedayati Boyan (guidance sermon) were read out in Bangla language for the maiden occasion at the Biswa Ijtema