President returns from Saudi Arabia
26 January 2015, Nirapad News: The president’s Deputy Press Secretary Abdul Kalam Azad informed the press that a special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the president arrived at Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday afternoon.
Hamid flew to Saudi Arabia on Saturday to express Bangladesh’s condolence at the death of King Abdullah and sympathy to the royal family.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, dean of the diplomatic corps, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three services, inspector general of police and foreign secretary received the president at the airport. The Saudi king died in the early hours of Friday while receiving treatment.
Bangladesh observed a day of mourning on Saturday for his death.