State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan MP has said, the present government is education- friendly government. The govt. is working to build up students as competent citizens of the country. He was speaking as chief guest at 15th Stipend Distribution Programme organized by Jagannathpur British Bangla Education Trust at Abdus Samad Azad Auditorium on March 21, 2015, Saturday.
Presided by Trust president Sajjadur Rahman, the programme was also addressed by Shofiqur Rahman, former MP of Sylhet-2 constituency, Siddique Ahmed, Vice President, Awami League, Sunamganj district unit, Akmol Hussain, Chairman, Jagannathpur Upazila Parishad, Muktadir Ahmed, Vice Chairman of the same, Md. Humayun Kabir, UNO of the Upazila, Ex-Pouro Mayor Abdul Monaf Abdul Ahad, the former President of the trust, Shamsul Alam, Director of Sylhet Overseas Centre, Upazila Awami League General Secretary Rejaul Karim Raju, Ataur Rahman Kamali, President of Upazila Secondary Teachers’ Association, Moinul Islam Parvez, Vice President of Madrasah Teachers’ Association and others. The state minister said, those who opposed the liberation war in 1971 are being tried. It is certain that those who are throwing bombs will also be brought into book. We have made a list of them, he added.
Stating about the ‘anarchy’ created by oppositions through hartal and blockade he urged all to make protection against it. Earlier the day at 11.00 AM, a free Medical Camp was inaugurated by the Chief guest at Jagannathpur Upazila Health Complex. About 80 patients were given fee treatment at the camp, said Foundation director SI Azad Ali.
At the programme conducted by M. Shakur Wadud, general Secretary of the Trust, stipends were distributed among over 4 hundred students. Another programme, presided by Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer Dr. Abdul Hakim and conducted by Dr. Sharmin Ara, Dr. Aminur Rahman Laskar, Colonel (Rtd) Dr. Shah Abidur Rahman director of Sylhet Heart Foundation and others spoke.