President off to Singapore for medical check-up
President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for Singapore on Sunday afternoon for medical check-up there.
A regular flight of Singapore Airlines, carrying the President, took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 1:25 pm, said President's press secretary Abul Kalam Azad.
His medical check-up will be conducted at Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Singapore National Eye Hospital.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith, Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu, the dean of the diplomatic corps in Bangladesh, principle secretary of Prime Minister Office, the chiefs of the three services and high civil and military officials concerned saw him off at the airport.
The President is expected to return home on August 12.
Secretaries of his office are accompanying the President during the tour.