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President Hamid pays homage to Bangabandhu at Tungipara

This is his first visit to Tungipara, crossing the Padma Bridge since its inauguration

Update : 07 Oct 2022, 07:17 PM

President M Abdul Hamid paid rich tributes and offered prayers at the mausoleum of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara on Friday.

The president’s motorcade arrived at Tungipara by road at 4:35pm crossing the Padma Bridge.  

On his arrival at Tungipara, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her sister - Bangabandhu's youngest daughter Sheikh Rehana, local dignitaries and senior officials of the administration welcomed the president.

Focus Bangla

Accompanied by his family members, including his eldest son Engineer Rezwan Ahammad Taufiq, MP, and Bangabhaban officials, the president offered fateha and joined a special prayer seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib and other martyrs of the August 15, 1975 massacre.

Prayers were also offered seeking divine blessings for good health and long life of the president, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and their family members as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity of the nation. 

Earlier, President Abdul Hamid got out of his car when he was on Padma Bridge to enjoy the view of the mighty river. 

The President attends a photo session with his family members and officials concerned on Padma BridgeFocus Bangla

It is his first visit to Tungipara, crossing the Padma Bridge since its inauguration. 

Later, the president is scheduled to visit the six-lane under construction Kalna Bridge over the Madhumati River connecting Gopalganj and Narail districts.

Subsequently, President Hamid will offer doa at the grave of late Elias Ahmed Chowdhury, father of chief whip of the Jatiya Sangsad Noor-e-Alam Chowdhury Liton, at Shibchar in Madaripur district. 

He will also visit the late Elias Ahmed Chowdhury College and Mosque.

The president is likely to return to Dhaka by 8:30pm.

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