Post by: mhniazkhan | Published: March 9, 2018 , 5:46 pm | Category: LEAD NEWS
Dhaka, Broadcasting News Corporation: On winning the “Planet 50-50 Champion” and the “Agent of Change” awards, the country’s prominent poets, writers, singers, artists and teachers today accorded a hearty reception to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on her return home from the United States.
They presented the Premier with flowers and choirs wishing her long life and personal wellbeing. Prominent personalities of the country including educationists, cultural activists, artists and intellectuals thronged Gonobhaban Friday evening to greet her.
Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique and noted singer Rezwana Chowdhury Bonnya presented the Prime Minister with a bouquet of flowers on their behalf.
Later, Bonnya presented popular Tagore song “Aji Bangladesher Hridoy Hote Kakhon Aponi”.
Sheikh Hasina exchanged pleasantries with them and enjoyed the rendering before going for taking rest after a long journey.
Cultural personalities Ramendu Majumdar and Nasiruddin Yusuf Bachchu and dancers Shibli Mohammad and Shamim Ara Nipa were present, among others.
Awami League leaders Mahbubul Alam Hanif, Jahangir Kabir Nanak, Mirza Azam, Khaled Mahmood Chowdhury, BM Mozammel Haque, Abu Sayed Al Mahmood Swapon and former FBCCI president Qazi Akram Uddin Ahmed were also present.
NEWS COLLECTED FROM BSS.