Singer Kamal receives FOBANA Award

Culture Desk

4 January, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Singer Kamal receives FOBANA Award

Popular Tagore singer and Director of External Service of Bangladesh Betar, Kamal Ahmed received “FOBANA Award” from Canada recently.

Federation of Bangladeshi Association in North America, (FOBANA) is the leading professional and non political social organisation of Bangladeshi citizen living in the North American region. Based on Canada, this organisation has a long track of patronizing Bangladeshi Culture in the North American Countries.

Each year FOBANA honour’s Bangladeshi dignatories as a part of their Patriotism Commitment. This year, they selected Kamal Ahmed as the guest of honour at 31st FOBANA Convention.  

Kamal Ahmed was nominated for FOBANA Award on September 2017 but he could not join there due to Visa related complexity. So, Mr. Ahmed was unable to receive the Award at FOBANA Award giving Ceremony held on last September.

Recently, Kamal Ahmed visited Canada through the invitation of Awami league of Canada and Universal Victory Day Observation Committee, Canada.

However, Co-convener of FOBANA Canada and Secretary general of Awami league of Canada Mohammed Abdus Salam handed over the FOBANA Award to Kamal Ahmed during the visit.

Moreover, Kamal Ahmed received SAARC Cultural Society Award, on 2010, Bangabandhu Gobeshona Foundation Award on 2015, Adwaitia Mallabraman Award from Maharaja Birbikram University, India, on 2017 and Beer Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Award from Agartala, Tripura, India in the year of 2017.