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Offices, banks reopen after Eid holidays

Offices, banks, insurance companies and share market reopened on Sunday (July 2) after four-day of holy Eid-ul-Azha holiday and one day weekend ended on Saturday.

But presence of officials and employees are fewer on the first day after Eid vacation.

Joining respective workplaces on Sunday, ministers, state ministers, secretaries, officials and employees exchanged Eid greetings.

From Saturday night, Dhaka started to come back to life as hundreds of people were seen at the bus stations, train stations, and launch terminals. But capital Dhaka still remains vacant.

Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest festivals of Muslim Ummah, was celebrated across the country on Thursday (June 29) with honour of sacrifice.

Earlier, the government decided to extend Eid holiday by one day to four days. As a result, there were four days off from June 27 to 30 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) on the occasion of Eid. The next day is July 1 (Saturday) weekend.