Khaleda hosts iftar for politicians
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday took iftar with leaders of different political parties.
Khaleda hosted the iftar in honour of politicians at International Convention Centre, Bashundhara in the city.
Entering the venue, the BNP chief exchanged pleasantries with guests walking around tables.
A munajat was offered before breaking the fast seeking peace, progress and prosperity of the country and its people.
Though Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and senior Awami League leaders were invited to the programme, no one of them turned up.
No other political party leaders, except Krishak Sramik Janata League and BNP-led 20-party alliance partners, attended the iftar.
Liberal Democratic Party chief Oli Ahmed, Krishak Sramik Janata League general secretary Habibur Rahman Talukder, organising secretary Shafiqul Islam Delwar, Kalyan Party chairman Syed Mohammad Ibrahim, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leaders Prof Mujibur Rahman, Moshiul Alam, Abdul Halim, BJP chairman Andalib Rahman Partha, Islami Oikya Jote leaders adv MA Rakib, Jatiya Party (Zafar) leaders Mostafal Jamal Haider, TIM Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury, Khelafat Majlish leader Mujibur Rahman Peshawari, Jatiya Gonotantrik Party leader Shafiul Alam Prodhan, National People's Party (NPP) leader Farhaduzzaman Farhad, National Democratic Party (NDP) leader Khandaker Golam Mortuza, Bangladesh NAP leader Zebel Rahman Gani and Labour party leader Mostafizur Rahman Iran, among others, attended the iftar.
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, standing committee members Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Barrister Moudud Ahmed, Lt Gen (retd) Mahbubur Rahman, Brig (retd) ASM Hannan Shah, Barrister Jamiruddin Sircar, Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and Nazrul Islam Khan and other leaders of BNP and its front organisations were present.