President visits under-construction Mithamain Cantonment
Mithamain, Kishoreganj: President M Abdul Hamid today witnessed the ongoing construction works of Mithamain Cantonment and different development projects here.
On his arrival in cantonment area under Mithamain upazila of the district, Engineer-in-Chief (E-n-C) Major Gener Md Jubayer Salehin along with other high military officers concerned welcomed the head of the state.
Later, a briefing session on the under-construction cantonment was held along with power-point presentation.
The President, also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, was apprised of the overall progress of the construction by Brigadier General Zakaria.
Later, the President, on board a water vessel, visited the 275-acre under-construction cantonment area.
He also planted a sapling of a baniyan tree in the cantonment area.
Earlier, the President inspected the work progress of “Rastropoti Abdul Hamid Foundation” in front of his ancestral residence.
Local lawmakers Afzal Hussain and Rezwan Ahmmad Taufiq, Zila Parishad Administrator Md Zillur Rahman, Mithamain Upazila Parishad Chairman and President’s sister Asia Alam, President’s Secretary Sampad Barua, Military Secretary SM Salah Uddin Islam, Press Secretary Md Joynal Abedin, Secretary (Attached) Md Wahidul Islam and senior civil and military officials accompanied him.
The President arrived in Kishoreganj on August 22 on a four-day visit to see some ongoing development projects in his home district and exchange views with the local representatives, civil society members and professionals.
He is scheduled to return to Dhaka tomorrow afternoon.