On the penultimate day in his extended presidency, Dr Iajuddin Ahmed Tuesday visited his native home at Noyagaon under Sadar Upazila of the district exchanging pleasantries with his compatriots for the last time as the President.
Accompanied by his spouse Dr Anwara Begum, he offered Fateha at his family graveyard during the visit, two days before saying goodbye to Bangabhaban, the presidential house, after over seven years.
Says Khaleda-led opposition after boycotting president’s speech
The BNP-led opposition lawmakers yesterday walked out of the inaugural session of parliament and boycotted President Iajuddin Ahmed’s address.
They said they were not interested to hear a president who had “violated the constitution”.
BNP, Jamaat-e-Islami and Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP) also blasted the treasury for not “making good on its pledge to elect deputy speaker from the opposition”.
Director General of the Directorate of Social Welfare Hafizul Islam Mian distributing ‘Elderly Allowance’ among the senior citizens of Mirpur area at a function organised by City Social Service Programme-8 Wednesday.
President Iajuddin Ahmed has stressed the need for gaining skills by students through technological education, as well as proficiency in English, to move together with the other countries of the world.
The President said this while inaugurating Residential Model School and College here Wednesday.
Kamran Reza Chowdhury, BDNEWS Writer
Dhaka, Aug 6 (BDNEWS) President Iajuddin Ahmed too no longer falls behind in the race of current culture of nomenclature. The beleaguered president who is now recuperating from heart surgery and is yet to catch up his usual pace in running the affairs of the state has become a frontrunner in the hullabaloo of having one’s name enshrined forever.