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President reaches Kathmandu on a 4-day visit

  • Published at 05:58 pm November 12th, 2019
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President Abdul Hamid is received by his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari at the Tribhuvan International Airport of Nepal on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 PID

President Hamid will visit the Unesco heritage site Bhaktapur Durbar Square and various temples in Kathmandu

President Abdul Hamid has reached Kathmandu on a four-day visit to Nepal.

A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12pm, and landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport of Nepal around 1 pm (local time) on Tuesday.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali, dean of the diplomatic core, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three forces, Inspector General of Police (IGP) high civil, and military officials were present at the airport to see the President off in Dhaka.  

President Abdul Hamid was invited by his Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari. Both the Nepalese President and Bangladesh Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams received Abdul Hamid at the airport.

Later, Foreign Minister of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali will pay a visit to President Abdul Hamid at the hotel Marriott Kathmandu.

During the visit, Chairman of the National Assembly (Upper House) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, former Prime Minister and Co-chairman of the Nepal Communist Party (ruling party) Pushpa Kamal Dahal, President of the Nepali Congress Party and Leader of the Opposition Sher Bahadur Deuba, and Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party KP Sharma Oli will also call on President Hamid.

On the same day, a bilateral meeting between the Presidents of the two countries is set to be held at Sital Niwas (Presidential House) of Nepal.

President Hamid will also visit the Unesco heritage site Bhaktapur Durbar Square and various temples in Kathmandu. 

Later, he is set to join the dinner, hosted by the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Nepal at Bangladesh House of Bansbari in Kathmandu.  

On Thursday, Abdul Hamid will visit Pokhara and attend the program organized by Bangladesh Club and its community members living in Kathmandu.

He will also visit Chandragiri hills on the last day of the visit on Friday. 

The President will leave Tribhuvan International Airport at 5 pm, and the flight carrying him will land at the Dhaka airport at 6:30pm on the same day.