Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in Saudi Arabia, will perform holy Umrah on Monday.
Quoting BNP chairperson’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan, her media wing member Shamsuddin Dider has reportedly said.
Dider also said a delegation of BNP chairperson, led by her adviser Riaz Rahman, attended the janaza of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.
The delegation members include BNP vice-chairman Shamsher Mobin Chowdhury, party chairperson’s adviser and former MP Mosaddek Ali, her Saudi affairs special envoy Emauml Haque Chowdhury and Maruf Kamal Khan.
The janaza was held after Magrib prayers (Saudi time) on Sunday. Prince Nayef passed away on Saturday at the age of 79.
Khaleda went to Saudi Arabia early Saturday for medical checkup.
She is scheduled to return home on June 21.
BBN/SSR/AD-18June12-10:18 am(BST)