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President Hamid returns home after treatment abroad

  • Published at 10:45 am October 26th, 2021
Abdul Hamid
Top civil and military officials welcome President Abdul Hamid upon his return from Europe at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 PID

A VVIP flight carrying the president landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:40am

President Abdul Hami returned home on Tuesday morning after a 15-day visit to Germany and UK for health checkups and treatment of the eyes.

"A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the president and his entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 8:40am," President's Deputy Press Secretary Munshi Jalal Uddin told BSS.

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, Dean of Diplomatic Corps Archbishop George Kocherry, British High Commissioner in Dhaka Robert Chatterton Dickson, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam, chief of army staff, acting chief of naval staff, assistant chief of air staff (operation), principal secretary to the prime minister's office, senior secretary of the home ministry's public security division, and other top civil and military officials concerned received the president at the airport.

Also Read - President leaves London for Dhaka

Earlier, the head of state left London's Heathrow Airport for Dhaka at 5:50pm (London time) on Monday.

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK) Saida Muna Tasneem and senior officials of the Bangladesh mission in London saw the President off at the airport.

On October 9, the president along with his wife Rashida Khanam and other entourage members departed from Dhaka for Germany's capital Berlin. He later reached London from Berlin on October 19.

The president has been suffering from glaucoma for a long time.

He used to have his health checkup in London and Germany while he was speaker of parliament.

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