President M Abdul Hamid today stepped into 80 years.
The Head of State was born on January 1, 1944 in a noble Muslim family in Kamalpur village of Mithamoin upazila of Kishoreganj district.
Chinese President Xi Jinping greeted President Hamid on his eightieth birthday.
In a message, he wished President Abdul Hamid a sound health and success in days to come.
The Chinese President said he wants to take China-Bangladesh ties to a newer height in future.
China wants to work together with President Hamid for the welfare of the people of both countries, he added.