The 37th death anniversary of Rear Admiral (retd) Mahbub Ali Khan, also a former minister for communications and agriculture, will be observed on Friday.
Elaborate programmes have been chalked out to observe the day, both at home and abroad, with due respect.
Special prayers will be offered and Quran khwani will be held at different mosques in Dhaka, Sylhet, Bogura, Jamalpur, and Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, the USA and the UK to mark the day, said a press release on Thursday.
Besides, wreaths will be placed at his Banani grave in Dhaka on Friday morning on the occasion.
Surovi, a voluntary organisation founded by MA Khan’s wife, will arrange special prayers for the salvation of the departed soul.
Special prayers and Quran Khawani will also be held in different orphanages in Dhaka throughout the week. Coronavirus awareness programmes will be carried out in these orphanages.
Mahbub was also the father-in-law of BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman.
Ali Khan Memorial Committee is scheduled to arrange a virtual discussion-cum-doa mahfil in the UK in observance of the day on Friday.
Special prayers will be held at Brick Lane Mosque in London. Food items will be given to food banks in London. Special prayers will be held in Washington, D.C. and New York City, USA.