GAIBANDHA, MAY 19, 2018 (BSS) -On the first day of the Ramadan, the district administration arranged iftar and doa mahfil for the orphan girls of Govt. Shishu Paribar in Shukhnagar area of the town on Friday evening.
Earlier, a discussion meeting was also held with additional district magistrate ABM Sadiqur Rahman in the chair.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Gautam Chandra Pal attended the function as the chief guest and his wife Mukti Basak was the special guest.
Addressing the occasion, the DC said every Muslim should strive to achieve purification of soul through fasting during the holy month of Ramadan to lead an honest life throughout the year.
Proper application of the teaching of Ramadan can establish peace, harmony, amity and discipline in national life alongside personal and family life through shunning envy, vengeance and conflict, he added.
The DC also urged all to protect the sanctity of the month.
Imam of Shukh-shantir Bazar Jame Mosque conducted the doa mahfil seeking blessings of Almighty Allah for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country.
A good number of government officials and local elite joined the iftar party.