The holy Shab-e-Barat, known as the night of fortune, will be observed across the country tomorrow night with due religious fervour and devotion.
The Muslim devotees would spend the night at mosques and homes offering prayers, reciting from the holy Quran and seeking blessings to Allah for long life, peace, progress and happiness for themselves, their families, relatives and friends as well as the nation and the Muslim Ummah.
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted all Muslims of Bangladesh and elsewhere across the world on the occasion of the holy Shab-e-Barat.
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.
He wished mercy, progress and welfare for the whole mankind.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said the night of fortune brings mercy and blessings of Almighty Allah for the whole mankind. He shows His greatness of forgiving and fulfilling desires, she added.
The premier wished that the holy Shab-e-Barat would bring the message of happiness, peace and development for all.
Muslims consider Shab-e-Barat as one of the three most sacred nights and believe that on this night Almighty Allah decides the fate of all human beings fixing their ‘rizq’ (livelihood) for the next year.
On the night, the devotees across the country would visit graves and pray for their beloved ones seeking their eternal peace. Many will also visit mazars, shrines of saints all over the country.