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Sheikh Hasina prays for prosperity of Bangladesh

United News of Bangladesh . Makkah | Published: 11:31, Jun 02,2019 | Updated: 14:56, Jun 02,2019

 
 

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her sister Sheikh Rehana perform umrah at the holy Kaaba in Makkah al Mukarramah in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. — BSS photo

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina performed the holy umrah in the early hours on Sunday.

She is now on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to attend the 14th OIC Summit.

Sheikh Hasina first performed tawaf around the Kabah Sharif and later walked and ran between Safa and Marwa hills.

She also offered prayers seeking divine blessings for the people of Bangladesh as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity of the entire Muslim Ummah.

Her younger sister Sheikh Rehana was also with her when she performed Umrah.

Later, the prime minister will leave Makkah to Madina to offer Ziarat at the grave of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on Sunday.

A special flight carrying the prime minister will fly from King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Jeddah at 10:00am. It will land at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport at 11:00am.

She will offer ziarat and perform zuhr prayer at the Rawza Mubarak of prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

After Iftar, the prime minister will leave Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport at 9:30pm and arrive at King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Jeddah, at 10:30pm.

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