Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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President visits under-construction 'Mithamain Cantonment'

President M Abdul Hamid witnessed the progress of the construction works of 'Mithamain Cantonment' here.

On his arrival at the cantonment area in Mithamain upazila, GOC of 19 Infantry Division Major General Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury welcomed the head of the state.

Later a brief discussion was held regarding the under-construction cantonment.
 
The President, also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, was also apprised of the overall progress of the construction by the GOC.

Later he, on board a water vessel, went round the 275-acre under-construction cantonment area.

He also saw the Abdul Hamid Polli adjacent to the cantonment from river side.

Earlier, the President inspected the work progress of "Rastropoti Abdul Hamid Foundation" in front of his ancestral residence.

Local lawmaker Rezwan Ahmmad Taufiq, Mithamain Upazila Parishad Chairman and President's sister Asia Alam, President's Military Secretary SM Salauddin Islam, Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin and senior civil and military officials accompanied him.

The President arrived in Kishoreganj on March 27 on a five-day visit to oversee some ongoing development projects at his native district and exchange views with the local representatives and professionals.

He is scheduled to return to Dhaka on March 31 in the afternoon.