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.