The cabinet has congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her daughter Saima Wajed Hossain, and niece Tuplip Siddique (British MP) for outstanding contributions to their respective fields.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina achieved a number of global awards recently those include prestigious 'Vaccine Hero' award. The premier received the award in recognition of Bangladesh's outstanding success in vaccination to immunise children.The other award of Sheikh Hasina includes Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award-2019, which she received from India.
Her daughter Saima Wazed, chairperson of Bangladesh National Advisory Committee for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, also has been listed as one of the “Innovative Women Leaders in Global Mental Health” by Columbia University’s Global Mental Health Program’s publication blog “Five on Friday.”
She ranked 40 out of 100 women leaders listed in the blog, who are individually and collectively improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness.
Besides, Prime Minister’s niece Tuplip Siddique, a British parliamentarian, has been listed among the influential politicians in London of the United Kingdom.
The cabinet members congratulated them at a meeting on Monday.
Cabinet secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam said the cabinet members congratulated them before starting scheduled programmes of the day.