President arrives Kishoreganj on five-day visit

Publish: 11:47 AM, September 24, 2018 | Update: 11:47:AM, September 24, 2018

AUSTAGARM (Kishoreganj) – President M Abdul Hamid, who is now on a five-day tour in different upazilas of the district, reached here this afternoon.

The President is visiting his home district of Kishoreganj on September 24- 28 to attend several programmes at Austagram, Itna and Mithamain upazilas.

This is the second visit of Abdul Hamid to his village home in the remote area of Kishoreganj after he took oath of office as the country’s President for the second consecutive term on April 24.

President Hamid arrived here by a helicopter landed at Austagram Upazila Helipad Ground at about 2 pm, where he was received by local political leaders and senior officials of the district administration by presenting a bouquet.

Local political leaders including Rezwan Ahmed Taufiq, MP, senior civil and military officials and secretaries concerned to Bangabhaban are accompanying the President during his visit.

President Hamid is expected to attend a public rally at Austagram Upazila Playground in the afternoon while he will also hold a view-exchange meeting with local political leaders, distinguished persons and journalists at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium here this evening.

On Tuesday, the President will witness the progress of development works of Austagram-Nawga and Austagram-Kastul-Banshtala Roads at 11 am. He will address a rally at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Government College Ground,
Austagram. He will exchange views with local political leaders and others at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium at 7 pm.

Abdul Hamid is scheduled to visit Itna-Zila road at 11 am in Itna Upazila on Wednesday aiming to observe the progress of its development work. He will address a public rally at the Freedom Fighter Abdul Haque Government Degree College ground at 3 pm on the third day of his visit.

He will exchange views with distinguished people, local public representatives and others at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium in Itna on Wednesday evening.

On Thursday, he will visit some development works at Mithamain Upazila at 12 pm. In the afternoon, the President will attend the Golden Jubilee celebration programme of Hazi Tayeb Uddin School at 3 pm. He will stay at his own home in the night.

On Friday, President Hamid will offer Jumma prayers at the mosque adjoining his ancestral home at Kamalpur village in Mithamain Upazila. After the prayers, he will offer fateha at the graves of his father Md Tayebuddin and
mother Tomiza Khatun in front of the mosque. The President will return to Dhaka on Friday afternoon.