A platform styled Suborno Nagorik Foundation has honoured the activists and organizations work for well being of differently-abled persons.
United Commercial Bank and The Daily Star are the partners of the event. The nominated awardees from across the country received the honour at a function at Daffodil Education Network campus in capital’s Dhanmondi on Sunday.
The Daily Star Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque, Daffodil University founder chairman Sabur Khan, FBCCI Senior Vice President Mostofa Azad Babu, UCB Bank Deputy Managing Director ATM Tahmiduzzaman, Executive Vice President Abul Kalam Azad and Building Technology and Ideas (BTI) Managing Director Faizur Rahman Khan were guests on the occasion.
Suborno Nagorik Foundation founder CEO Asif Iqbal Chowdhury moderated the event. Suborno Nagorik Foundation founder CEO Asif Iqbal Chowdhury said that physical adversity cannot be an obstacle and this civic honor recognises the souls who contribute to the formation of the society and the country.
The organizers said that the number of people with physical disabilities in Bangladesh over 10 million. More than half of them are children and women with disabilities. A large section of the country's citizens are extremely neglected, backward and unemployed