Bangla Mirror Desk:
Jalalabad Probashi Kalyan Porishad will be celebrating 30th December as NRB Day for the second time. To make this day successful and to increase more community involvement, the organisation organised a press conference on 3rd of July in a restaurant in Tower Bridge.
President of the organisation Ashiqur Rahman presided over the press conference and General Secretary Moin Uddin Ansar conducted it. Press Secretary Md Anisur Rahman pointed out the reasons and usefulness for celebrating the day in his speech.
Other members who were present at the event included International Affairs Secretary Shah Munim, Vice-chair Cllr Ayesha Chowdhury, members of the committee Manikur Rahman Gani, Foyjur Rahman, Zakir Hossain, Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Dina Hossain, Koynol Khan, Dr Malek Chowdhury, Marfot Miah, Amin Miah, Osman Gani, Abdul Habib, Alam Sheikh and others.
The written statement illustrated that Non Resident Bangladeshis played a very important role in independence struggle and have been playing a significant part in education, health and the development of the infrastructure of the country. Hence the organisation demands 30th December to be declared as NRB Day.
The speakers also emphasised that NRBs should be aware of their rights and the governments departments should put more importance on demands made by NRBs.
The speakers also focused on the past activities and future action plans of the organisation.