The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust has lifted the provision of taking its approval for making dramas, writings and literary works on the life of Bangabandhu and organising any sports competition or tournament in his name.
The provision was withdrawn at a meeting of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust held at Bangabandhu Bhaban in city’s Dhanmondi area on Saturday evening.
Chairperson of the trust and Bangabandhu’s elder daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.
“The meeting decided that from now on there is no need to take approval from the trust for making dramas, writings and literary works on the life of Bangabandhu and organising any sports competition or tournament in his name,” Prime Minister’s Office Press Wing sources said.
“However, approval will have to be taken from the trust in the case of naming any institution or establishment after Bangabandhu and his family members,” the sources said.
The meeting approved naming of 13 institutions after martyred members of Bangabandhu family and a total of Taka 50,200 scholarship for students, the sources said.
The meeting reviewed the social welfare activities of the trust and decided to carry forward its different projects faster.
It also reviewed the progress of the decisions taken earlier, while sub-committee reports on different issues were also placed at the meeting.
At the outset of the meeting, an obituary reference was adopted at the death of treasurer of the trust AM Rafik.
The members of the trustee board including Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Advocate Anisul Haq, Bangabandhu’s grandson Radwan Mujib Siddiq Bobby, Sheikh Helal Uddin, MP, and Chief Whip Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury Liton and Member Secretary Sheikh Hafizur Rahman were present on the occasion.