Hamid to take oath as President for second term tomorrow

Dhaka, Wednesday   08 April 2020


Hamid to take oath as President for second term tomorrow

 Staff Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 08:19 PM, 23 April 2018  

President Md Abdul Hamid

President Md Abdul Hamid

President M Abdul Hamid will take oath as President for a second consecutive term tomorrow (on Tuesday) as parliament unanimously decided to entrust him with the presidency for another tenure. 

President`s Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told that the oath-taking ceremony will take place at 7:30 pm tomorrow, Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will administer his oath of office at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban.

He added that all necessary preparations were taken on the occasion.

Earlier, Abdul Hamid was elected the President on April 22, 2013, and sworn in as the 20th President on April 24, 2013.

He took the responsibility of the President in-charge on March 14, 2013, while the then President Md Zillur Rahman was under treatment in Singapore. After the death of Zillur Rahman, he became the Acting President on March 20, 2013. 

Abdul Hamid will take the oath of office as the 21st President tomorrow making a new history as the President of Bangladesh for the second term.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Chief Justice, former Presidents of the country, Judges, cabinet members, lawmakers, senior politicians, diplomats and other dignitaries are expected to be present there.