Medical &Health

President reaches Singapore

President Abdul Hamid today reached Singapore on a six-day visit for his medical checkup.

"A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying the President, landed at Changi Airport at about 4.50 pm (Singapore local time), President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS over phone from Singapore.

On his arrival at the airport, the President was received by Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore Mahbub Uz Zaman.

Earlier, Abdul Hamid left here for Singapore at 10.30 am.

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Dhaka, the cabinet secretary, the Chiefs of the three services and high civil and military officials concerned saw him off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The President is expected to return home on December 11.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)