SHAFAQNA -Â Millions of people assembled in thousands of mosques during the month of Ramadan throughout Bangladesh, where mosques chalked out various Islamic programs and activities to achieve spiritual and eternal peace during the month of Ramadan.Â
“There are lots of programs in Baitul Mukarram mosque, the national mosque in Bangladesh that is operated by the Islamic Foundation, to achieving Islamic spirit and to create an Islamic environment during the month of Ramadan,” Rafiqul Islam, deputy director of Bangladesh Islamic Foundation, said.Â
Bangladesh is home to over 250,000 mosques, including 6,000 in the capital.Â
These mosques are usually operated by locals, with no government aid or assistance offered to them.Â
At the start of the holy month of Ramadan, special programs are arranged at different mosques which turn into spiritual and teaching centers.