His Excellency Abdul Hamid
The Hon’ble President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
He(Bengali: আব্দুল হামিদ born 1 January 1944) is the 16th and current President of Bangladesh Prior to this position, he served as the Speaker of the National Parliament from January 2009 to April 2013. He was the acting President after the death of Zillur Rahman in March 2013 Hamid took oath as president on April 22, 2013.
Hamid was born in Kamalpur village, Mithamain Upazilla under Kishorganj District to Md. Tayebuddin and Tomiza Khatun. Hamid passed I.A. and B.A. from Gurudayal Govt. College in Kishoreganj. He later earned his LLB degree from Central Law College under University of Dhaka. He then became a practicing lawyer in the Kishoreganj Judge Court. He was appointed the President of Kishoreganj Bar Association several times.
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