Publish: 19 Nov 2020, 06:17 pm
Country's electronics giant Walton gave a grand reception to Sadat Rahman for bringing glory for Bangladesh by winning the ‘International Children’s Peace Prize 2020,’ a prestigious prize for known as 'Children’s Nobel.'
Recently, The international children's rights organization 'KidsRights' awarded the prestigious prize to Sadat Rahman for his outstanding contribution in setting up a social organization and mobile app titled 'Cyber Teens' to stop cyberbullying.
Walton arranged the grand reception in honor of Sadat Rahman at its Corporate Office in the capital on Wednesday (November 18, 2020).
At the reception, Sadat received a crest and gold medal from Walton Corporation’s Managing Director SM Mahbubul Alam, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited's Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed, the daily newspaper 'Kaler Kantho' Editor Imdadul Haq Milan, Walton Group’s Directors Sabiha Jarin Orona and Nishat Tasnim Shuchi.
Walton also donated a cheque of Tk. 5 lakh to 'Narail Volunteers', a social organization founded by Sadat Rahman.
The grand reception also attended, among others, by Sadat's father Md. Sakhawat, Walton Group’s Deputy Managing Directors Nazrul Islam Sarker and Eva Rezwana, Executive Directors SM Zahid Hasan, Md Humayun Kabir, Col. (Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam, Mohammad Rayhan, Md Firoj Alam, Amin Khan and Anisur Rahman Mollik, Senior Deputy Executive Director Shahjada Salim, Deputy Executive Director Rakib Uddin, First Senior Additional Directors Milton Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman, Additional Director Augustin Sujan and Risingbd's Executive Editor Taposh Ray.
Narail Abdul Hai City College's intermediate second-year student Sadat Rahman, along with his friends, founded a social organization called 'Narail Volunteers.' Under this organization, they created a mobile app as a new platform called ‘Cyber Teens’ in October last year to prevent the children from cyberbullying. Besides, Sadat and members of his organization are creating awareness among students on internet safety related to various issues like cyber bullying, spamming, hacking, rumors.
For his involvement and contribution in such social activities, Sadat Rahmen received the prize. On November 13 last, Sadat was presented with the award by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during a ceremony in the Hague, the Netherlands.