Bangladeshi President Hamid returns home (with photos)
November 15, 2019 08:33 PM NPT
President Bhandari bidding farewell to her Bangladeshi counterpart Hamid at TIA today. (Photo: RSS)
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Bangladeshi President Md Abdul Hamid concluded his four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal and returned home on Friday.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari bid farewell to her Bangladeshi counterpart at the VVIP Lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport. Hamid had come to Nepal visit at the invitation of President Bhandari. Also present to see him off at the airport were Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, and Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai. Hamid was accorded a salute by a contingent of the Nepal Army.
As done in the arrival, troupes of musicians and dancers representing all seven States made their performance during his departure. Similarly, the children waved the national flags of Nepal and Bangladesh to bid farewell to the distinguished guest.
The Bangladeshi President had met with President Bhandari on Wednesday. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Chairman of the National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, and Foreign Minister had paid courtesy call on him.
Also paying courtesy call on him were NCP Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba. The distinguished guest also visited Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Pokhara city.