The president made the call when the election commissioners led by the new Chief Election Commissioner Kazi Habibul Awal called on him at his official residence Bangabhaban in the afternoon.
Hamid said elections are very important in the democratic process and the role of Election Commission is crucial in this.
He said that proper exercise of power is very important for proper discharge of duty.
President Hamid hoped that all elections, including the national elections, would be fair and acceptable under the supervision of the new EC.
The premier of the country said that all political parties, including the executive branch, have to play a responsible role in ensuring a fair and acceptable election.
Election commissioners Brigadier General (Retd) Ahsan Habib Khan, Rashida Sultana, Mohammad Alamgir and Anisur Rahman, Secretary to the President's Office Sampad Barua, Military Secretary Major General SM Salah Uddin Islam, Press Secretary Joynal Abedin, and Election Commission Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker were also present there.