Publish: 18 Oct 2020, 10:12 pm
Saif Powertec Limited on Sunday handed over 100 laptops and Tk1.80 crore for 1000 students as scholarship to Sheikh Russel National Shishu-Kishore Parishad marking the 57th birthday of Sheikh Russell, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Managing director of the listed company at stock exchange Tarafdar Mohammad Ruhul Amin handed over these to founding chairman of the organization Raqibur Rahman at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) while Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually took part there.
Organised by Sheikh Russel Jatiya Shishu Kishore Parishad, State minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the Parishad’s secretary general Mahmudus Samad Chowdhury, its advisor Sirajul Islam Molla, among others also attended there.
However, the meritorious students who achieved GPA-5 in the secondary examination this year were given honorary mementoes and prizes as well as the winners of the chess competition there.
Sheikh Hasina said the children of the country will be patriot, good human being, worthy citizen, serve the people and educate themselves with modern education.
Talking about the coronavirus pandemic that forced the schools to be shut down, she said, this is very much painful for the children.
Hasina advised the children to continue their studies at home with utmost attention, and other activities so that whenever the schools open they can join without a hitch.
She urged all to pay proper attention in this regard.
Sheikh Hasina requested the guardians to look after the studies of their children side by side with nurturing their athletic abilities and ensuring physical fitness.