|Posted : 02 Jan, 2016 21:06:20
President Hamid turns 73
President Md Abdul Hamid, 20th president of Bangladesh, turned 73 on Saturday.
He was born on January 1, 1944 at Kamalpur under Mithamoin Upazila of Kishoreganj district.
On the occasion, officials and employees of the President’s Office greeted Abdul Hamid at a simple ceremony held at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban on Saturday.
Thanking all for the greetings, the President said: “I didn’t do politics for personal benefit. I spent my life for the welfare of the people. You all pray for me so that I can dedicate rest of my life for the welfare of the people”.
A munajat was offered on the occasion seeking divine blessings for long life of the President as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country. Family members of the President were present on the occasion, according to UNB report. – DH