Begum Khaleda Zia turns ‘76’ Saturday

Staff Correspondent
14 August 2020, Fri
Published: 11:34 Updated: 12:05

Begum Khaleda Zia turns ‘76’ Saturday

BNP chairperson and former Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia turn’76’ on Saturday. 

BNP has no scheduled program to celebrate the day. But, the party will arrange doa mahfils across the country on Saturday seeking long life and early recovery of Begum Zia.

In a press release signed by BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Thursday urged their party’s all units, including the two Dhaka city units to arrange the doa and Milad mahfils at their all offices also seeking the salvation of the departed souls of party leaders and activists died of corona and other diseases and the early recovery of those suffering from the illness. 

“We’ve not taken any programme to celebrate our chairperson’s birthday under the current situation of the country. We’ve not been celebrating it for the last few years with any programme as per Madam’s (Khaleda’s) directives. We only pray for her wellbeing on the day,” BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir told to media.

He said their party will arrange doa and Milad mahfils on Saturday seeking divine blessings for the welfare of Khaleda and the country so that it gets rid of corona pandemic.  

Begum Zia, a three-time Prime Minister, was born in 1946.