President arrives in Kishoreganj on week-long visit

TARAIL, Kishoreganj President M Abdul Hamid reached

here this afternoon on a week-long tour.

During the visit from October 9 to 15, the President will attend several

programmes at Tarail, Kishoreganj, Mithamain, Itna and Astagram upazilas of

the district.

This is the third visit of Abdul Hamid to his native district after he took

charge as the country's President for the second consecutive term on April

24, 2018.

President Hamid arrived here by a helicopter that landed at Shimulhati

Helipad Ground of Tarail upazila around 2:30 pm.

Upon his arrival, local political leaders and senior officials of the

district administration received him with bouquets.

Local political leaders, senior civil and military officials and

secretaries concerned to Bangabhaban are accompanying the President during

the visit.

President Hamid today addressed a public rally at Muktijouddha Degree

College ground of Tarail in the afternoon and earlier he inaugurated a statue

named Swadhinata 71 Vaskarjya there.

Tomorrow, the head of the state is expected to attend a function of

Kishoreganj District Bar Association on Judges Court premises at 12 noon.

On Friday, the President will address a public rally at the Freedom Fighter

Abdul Haque Government Degree College ground at Mithamain upazila around 3


He will address a reception for meritorious students at Rastropati Abdul

Hamid Auditorium, Mithamain, on Saturday afternoon.

On Sunday, he will address a rally at President Hamid Government College

Playground, Itna in the afternoon. He will also hold a view-exchange meeting

with local political leaders, distinguished persons and journalists at

Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium in the evening.

On Monday, the President will address a public meeting at Astagram

Playground, Astagram at 3 pm. On the same day, he will exchange views with

distinguished personalities at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium in the


On the last day (Tuesday) of his week-long programme, Abdul Hamid will

witness the progress of development works at Astagram upazila at 11 am.

The President will return to Dhaka in the afternoon on the day.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)