The second phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest congregations of Muslims in the world, will begin on Friday.
It will start after fajr prayers through Aam Bayan on Friday and will end on Sunday (February 11) through Akheri Munajat on the bank of the Turag River in Gazipur’s Tongi.
The authorities have completed the necessary preparations to hold the religious gathering smoothly.
A good number of foreign devotees from different parts of the world along with Bangladeshis have already thronged the Ijtema venue.
Devotees from different foreign countries including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Europe, America and Africa have reached the venue.
Meanwhile, members of law enforcement agencies will be deployed to maintain law and order at the Ijtema venue and adjacent areas. Besides, plainclothes police and intelligence officers will remain deployed in the area.
The first phase of Bishwa Ijtema ended on February 4 at the same venue starting on February 2.