President arrives in Kishoreganj on week-long visit

TARAIL, Kishoreganj, Oct 09, 2019 (BSS) – 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.