President Abdul Hamid on Sunday visited St. Martin’s island, the country’s lone coral island in the Bay of Bengal.
On his arrival at the tiny island on board a helicopter, the President was received by Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral M Farid Habib.
The President enjoyed the scenic view of the island, an attractive tourist destination of the country. During his nearly three-hour stay, the President was briefed by the navy officials about various features of the island.
The President then traveled to Inani in Cox’s Bazar district to enjoy the spectacular view of the Bay of Bengal from the Inani beach, President’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told UNB from Inani over telephone.
On his arrival at Inani, the President was received by Chief of Army Staff General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan.
The president will spend the night att the Inani Bay-Watch resort and return to Dhaka on Monday.
Earlier on his way to St Martin’s Island, the President had a stop over at the Zahurul Haque Base of Bangladesh Air Force in Chittagong.
The President is schedule to visit Ramu upazila on Monday to see Buddhist temples there before departing for Dhaka.
President visits St. Martins, Inani tourist spots