Eid-e-Miladunnabi, commemorating the birth of Prophet Muhammad
is celebrated across the country with due religious fervor.
On this day, the 12th of
Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Prophet Muhammad was born with divine
blessings and messages of peace for mankind. He also passed away on the same
day. President Zillur Rahman, prime minister Sheikh Hasina and
opposition leader Khaleda Zia have given separate messages on the occasion.
Urging all to follow the
ideals of Prophet Muhammad, Zillur said his ideals for peace and human
wellbeing have inspired the people for ages. The president recalled the unique
examples set by the prophet of Islam by showing respect and tolerance to others
and establishing truth and justice in society.