Khaleda on her way back home
Reported by: abdur rahman jahangir
Reported on: Aug 16, 2012 10:56 pm
Reported in: Politics
Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) - BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is on her way back home from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah.
The opposition leader left Jeddah for Dubai on Thursday evening (Saudi time) by a regular flight of Emirates Airlines, her press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan told UNB.
After a brief stopover, she will leave Dubai for home by another Emirates flight around 2:20am and reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday at about 8:30am (BST).
On her arrival at the airport, leaders of BNP and its front organisations will receive her.
On August 8, the BNP chairperson went to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of the Saudi King to perform Umrah.
During her stay in Saudi Arabia as a royal guest, the BNP chief performed holy Umrah, offered Jiarat at the holy Rowja Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM).
Khaleda also performed various prayers and religious activities at Kaba Sharif in Makkah and Masjid-e-Nabvi and prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of Bangladesh and its people as well as the unity and solidarity of the Muslim Ummah.