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Bangladesh: Bringing the faithful together

Razib Rashedin on the Ijtema – hosted by Bangladesh. “More than 2500 Muslims from 52 countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and the Middle East, have already arrived at the Ijtema venue, a 160-acre area, to attend the three-day 41th Ijtema.

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