President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Azha

Women BD Desk: President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted the countrymen and the Muslims across the world on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha.

In a message, the President said the spirit of sacrifice of Eid-ul-Azha is a unique example of showing respect and love to almighty Allah.

“Azha means Qurbani (sacrifice) or dedicate something. Realizing the essence of sacrifice, we will have to be imbued with the mindset of sacrifice and restraining to pave the way for establishing peace and welfare in society,” Abdul Hamid said.

“If the lesson of sacrifice is reflected in our personal and social life, peace and brotherhood will be established in society,” he said.

Mentioning Bangladesh’s unique example of communal harmony in the world, the President said people from all religions perform their rituals peacefully here since time immortal.

“It is an unparallel heritage of our harmony,” the President said, adding that upholding the heritage of the harmony it (harmony) will have to be utilized in ensuring the welfare of the country and the nation.

“The main message of all religions is the welfare of people,” he said adding that no religion permits terrorism, militancy, unrest, and disorder.

The President prayed for the welfare of the people and hoped that they would be imbued with the essence of the Eid-ul-Azha.

In a message on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha, PM said the unique instance set by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) by sacrificing his dearest thing for the satisfaction of Allah will be imitated and followed forever.

Through the festival, the capable Muslims establish the bonding of sympathy and equality among mankind by distributing the meat of their sacrificial animals among relatives and neighbours, she added.

“Eid-ul-Azha teaches us peace, sympathy, sacrifice and brotherhood. Let us establish a happy, prosperous and peaceful Bangladesh, free from discrimination, by participating in the welfare-oriented activities and realizing the essence of Eid-ul-Azha,” the premier said.

She greeted the countrymen and the Muslims in the world on the occasion and hoped that like every year, the Eid will bring happiness and joy to all.

Sheikh Hasina prayed to Allah for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and Muslim Ummah

Daily Women Bangladesh/BH

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