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President reaches Jeddah

President Mohammed Shahabuddin on Friday reached Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to perform the holy Hajj as the Royal guest of the Saudi government.

A VVIP aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines , carrying the President along with his spouse Dr Rebecca Sultana and entourage members, landed at Jeddah international airport on Friday afternoon (local time).

At the airport, president Mohammed Shahabuddin was received by Deputy Governor of Makkah Region Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Bangladesh ambassador to KSA Dr. Mohammad Javed Patwary.

From there, the VVIP delegation, as Royal guest, was driven to the place of residence at Safa Royal Palace in the Holy Makkah.

Earlier, President Mohammed Shahabuddin exchanged greetings with the passengers in the flight.

President Mohammed Shahabuddin left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport this afternoon .

At the VVIP Lounge of the airport, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, dean of diplomatic corps, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three services, Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other civil and military high officials concerned saw him off.

After performing Holly Hajj , President Mohammed Shahabuddin will move to Madinah for visiting (Ziarat) the Mazar of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) .

President Shahabuddin is scheduled to return home on July 3.