DHAKA, June 13 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad hosted an iftar-dinner at Hotel Serena in the
Capital on Monday.
Bangladesh High Commissioner to Pakistan Tarik Ahsan went around different tables set for the guests, exchanged pleasantries with them and enquired about their well-being.
In a welcome speech, the High Commissioner remarked that, while fasting during Ramadan, Muslims exercise self-control and sympathize with less-fortunate people. Sincere embrace of these human values is central to pursuit of Islam’s goal of an ideal society. He added that the experience of sacrifice and empathy in Ramadan promotes a spirit of brotherhood that can bind Muslims together in unity and solidarity, according to a press release received here on Tuesday.
Bangladesh is committed to cooperation among Muslims around the world under Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the High Commissioner added. Tarik Ahsan said, Bangladesh is contributing to education for Muslims through hoisting the OIC affiliated Islamic University of Technology. He further mentioned that Bangladesh Plans to host the next session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC next year.
A special Munajat was offered, before the iftar, seeking divine blessings for peace, progress and prosperity of Bangladesh and the Muslim Ummah.
The iftar-dinner was attended by Members of Senate of Pakistan, Ambassadors/High Commissioners, and diplomats/Defence Advisors from diplomatic missions, politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen, journalists, officials of the Bangladesh High Commission, Bangladesh defence officials attending training and elite of the society.
The High Commission hosted another iftar-dinner exclusively in honour of the members of media community at the same hotel in Islamabad on 07 June 2017, the release added.