PV Desk : Nepal rolled out red carpet for President M Abdul Hamid as he arrived here this afternoon.

A regular flight (No BG 0071) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President and his entourage members landed at Tribhuban International Airport (TIA) at 1pm.

Bangladesh president attended the ceremonial welcome at the TIA VVIP lounge. His Nepalese counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandari, along with some of her cabinet colleagues, senior civil and security officials were present there.

Abdul Hamid is visiting Nepal at the invitation of his Nepali counterpart Bhandari earlier took off Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 12.04 pm (Bangladesh time).

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali, dean of the diplomatic corps, cabinet secretary, chiefs of the three services, senior secretary of public safety division of the home ministry, inspector general of police (IGP) and representative on behalf of Nepalese ambassador in Dhaka, among others, saw him off at the airport.