The visiting Grand Mufti of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Mohammed Ahmed Hossain, paid a courtesy call on Bashundhara Group Chairman Ahmed Akbar Sobhan at the latter’s house in the city on Saturday night.
During the meeting, the Grand Mufti was accompanied by Palestinian Ambassador Yousef SY Ramadan and diplomats and officials of Palestine embassy in Dhaka.The Bashundhara Group Chairman was accompanied by Managing Director of the group Sayem Sobhan Anvir, Bangladesh Pratidin Editor Naem Nizam and the Daily Sun Editor Enamul Haque Chowdhury.
France Ambassador to Bangladesh Marie-Annick Bourdin and Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Md Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin attended the event.
United Muslim Ummah Foundation Secretary General and Daily Vorer Pata Editor Dr Kazi Ertaza Hassan, Sholakia Eidgah Imam Allama Fariduddin Masud, Bangladesh Press Holdings Ltd Chairman Mustafa Kamal Mohiuddin, Chormunai Peer’s son Syed Rezwan Bin Ishaq, and Maulana Arif Uddin Maruf, among others, were also present.
During the meeting, the Grand Mufti presented a crest to Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir.