Dhaka – The government offices have resumed works after six days of holiday on the occasion of the Muslims celebration of Eid-al-Adha with a poor turnout Thursday.
The public servants who turned up to their respective offices were seen exchanging eid greetings. Muslims across Bangladesh celebrated their second largest religious festival on September 13.
Thursday was the only working day in the week.
The holiday was supposed to began on Monday but it was extended by yet another day with the government announcing Sunday as holiday making the span of holiday to a six-day one with the previous weekend.
Dhaka is still deserted with tens of thousands of residents travelling to their ancestral homes to celebrate the eid with their dear ones. The employees at the private offices are still enjoying the holiday. It is presumed the capital city will return to crowds in the early next week beginning Sunday.
In line with the order, the government officials will have to work on September 24 (Saturday) for the Sunday’s (September 11) holiday.