Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia offered Juma prayers along with lakhs of Muslims from across the world at Masjid al-Nabawi in Madinah on Friday.

She prayed for peace and progress of the country and its people, according to a message received in Dhaka.

The BNP chairperson would offer Ziarat at the Raoja Mubarak of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM) on Saturday. She is scheduled to go to Makkah on Sunday to perform Umrah.

The leader of the opposition left Dhaka for Saudi Arabia on Thursday night at the invitation of Saudi King Abdullah to perform Umrah.

BBN/SSR/AD-20Aug11-11:41 pm (BST)