Dhaka Zila Parishad gives award to 495 students | 2019-07-20

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Dhaka Zila Parishad gives award to 495 students

Staff Correspondent

20 July, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka Zila Parishad on Thursday awarded scholarships to 495 meritorious students who passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations-2018 and are now studying at the higher secondary level.

Dhaka Zila Parishad organised a reception and scholarship handover ceremony for the students at Institution of Diploma Engineers (IDEB) in the capital with Zila Parishad Chairman Md Mahabubur Rahman in the chair.

Chief Executive Officer of Dhaka Zila Parishad Md Nazrul Islam gave welcome address while Private Industry and Investment Advisor of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Salman F Rahman was present as the chief guest and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, and lawmaker Benazir Ahmed were the special guests at the event.

Addressing at the event, Nasrul Hamid stressed the importance of the role of parents alongside institutional education in making the students as ideal and skilled citizens of the country.

Among the 495 students, 85 from different schools of Dohar upazila, 56 from the schools of Nobabganj upazila, 150 from schools of Damrai Upazila, 63 of Keraniganj upazila, 82 of Dhaka North and south city corporations and seven students of District education officer office got the scholarship.