Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has urged all to stand beside their mother always during their time of need.
“A healthy mother can give a healthy nation as a child gets strength from mother’s inspiration. Mother is the only shelter center for getting rid of all pains, sorrows and distress,” Speaker Shirin Sharmin told a function on Sunday marking the Mother’s Day.Universal Medical College and Hospital organised the function titled “Gorbini Maa (proud mother)’ to give special honor to successful mothers at the city’s RAOWA Convention Centre.
The speaker said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a successful mother. As like as a mother, Sheikh Hasina is leading the country to take it ahead, she added.
Shirin Sharmin said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has undertaken different important initiatives for the welfare of mothers including providing maternity allowance, allowance for lactating mothers, six-month maternity leave for service holder mothers, inclusion of mother’s name along with father’s in passport and ensuring different facilities for service holder mothers.
“Gorbini Maa” Award winners are: Health State Minister Murad Hasan’s mother Manwara Begum, singer Mamtaz Begum’s mother Ujala Begum, Deputy Inspector General of Highway Police Md Atiqul Islam’s mother Zaheda Khatun, Dhaka University Microbiology Department Chairperson Professor Sabita Rezwana Rahman’s mother Asia Rahman, Executive Magistrate Md Sarawar Alam’s mother Mst Amena Khatun, ATN News Chief Executive Officer Munni Saha’s mother Apple Rani Saha, Film Actress Sadiqa Parvin Poppy’s mother Mariam Begum, television actor Afran Nisho’s mother Anjuman Ara, Pilot Captain Mohammad Zakaria’s mother Qazi Mahfuza Begum and DU meritorious student Hridoy Sarker’s mother Shima Sarker.
Universal Medical College and Hospital Managing Director Ashish Kumar Chakrabarty and Nagarik Television Chief Executive Abdun Noor Tushar spoke on the occasion while Universal Medical Chairman Prity Chakrabarty presided over the session.