President Abdul Hamid attended Uruguay’s Presidential Command Transfer Ceremony held at the Legislative Palace in Montevideo on Sunday noon (Uruguay’s time).
The President joined the state ceremony where Luis Lacalle Pou of the National Party was sworn-in as President for the period of 2020-2025, said a Bangabhaban spokesman.
Heads of states as well as governments and representatives of different countries attended the ceremony.
President Hamid is now on 11-day visit to Uruguay and London.
On his return from Uruguay, the President is scheduled to have some private programmes in London on March 5-6, according to the foreign ministry.
President’s spouse Rashida Khanam and secretaries concerned to the Bangabhaban are accompanying Abdul Hamid in the tour.
Earlier, he left Dhaka early Wednesday on an 11-day tour to Uruguay and London. Abdul Hamid is expected to return home on March 7.