DHAKA, April 20, 2019 : President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted all Muslims in Bangladesh and elsewhere across the world on the occasion of the holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, to be observed tomorrow.
In his message, President Abdul Hamid said the holy Shab-e-Barat is a magnificent and blissful night for the Muslims. The night is imminent, like in the previous years, heralding the advent of the holy month of Ramadan and fortune, he added.
The President said, “Islam is the religion of peace and welfare. The ideals of Islam are the means of welfare in this world and salvation in the world hereafter.”
Hamid added: “Along with mercy and blessings of the Almighty Allah, we will pray for continued progress and welfare of the country and greater unity of the Muslim Ummah on the holy night of Shab-e-Barat”.
He wished mercy, rahmat, progress and welfare for the whole mankind.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said the night of fortune brings Marcy and blessings of Almighty Allah for the whole mankind.
He shows His greatness of forgiving and fulfilling desires, she added.
The premier urged all to devote themselves to human welfare and nation-building imbued with the teachings of Shab-e-Barat.
Sheikh Hasina also called upon all to establish the spirit of Islam at personal, social and national levels shunning the religious prejudice and narrowness.
“The holy Shab-e-Barat would bring the message of happiness, peace and development for us,” she wished.