ISLAMABAD: On Saturday, President Mamnoon Hussain was presented a farewell guard of honour at the President House, after his five-year term came to end.
President Mamnoon after receiving the guard of honour, shook hands with President House staffers. He then departed from the presidency this evening.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Dr Arif Alvi, who was declared the 13th president of the country on Tuesday, will take over the office of the country’s president on September 9.
Speaking at his farewell meeting with officers and staff of the President House, Mamnoon said, the country’s development and prosperity lie in rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution.
President Mamnoon said he is leaving the presidency after completing his term with “full satisfaction”.