Published: 14 Apr 2023, 02:08 pm
Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury paid a courtesy call on President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Thursday evening.
President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin said that the speaker congratulated President Hamid on his successfully serving as the head of state for two consecutive terms, reports UNB.
She also thanked the president for addressing the special Golden Jubilee session of parliament on April 7.
President Hamid thanked the speaker for organizing the Golden Jubilee programmes of the Jatiya Sangsad (parliament).
The president said that the special provided an opportunity to know about the history and tradition of the Jatiya Sangsad which began its journey on April 7 in 1973.
Besides, the people came to know more about the role of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in establishing democracy in newly independent Bangladesh.
During the meeting, the president duscussed with the speaker various issues of parliament.
Deputy Speaker Shamsul Haque Tuku, Chief Whip Noor e Alam Chowdhury and Whip Atiur Rahman Atiq, Mahbub Ara Begum Gini and Abu Saeed Al Mahmud Swapan were with the speaker.
Secretaries of the president were present.