15 persons, one organization get ‘Independence Award-2017’

DHAKA : The government yesterday finalised names of 15 persons and one organization for ‘Independence Award -2017’ for their glorious and outstanding contributions at the national level.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will give away the award at a function at Osmany Memorial Auditorium in the city on March 23, said a notification of the Cabinet Division, reports BSS.
The recipients of the Independence Award-2017 are: Group Captain (Retd) Shamsul Alam Bir Uttam – independence and Liberation War, Ashraful Alam – independence and Liberation War, Shaheed Md Nazmul Huq – independence and Liberation War, late Syed Mahsin Ali – independence and Liberation War, Shaheed NM Nazmul Ahsan – independence and Liberation War, Shaheed Faizur Rahman Ahmed – independence and Liberation War, Bangladesh Air Force – independence and Liberation War, Professor Dr AHM Touhidul Anowar Chawdhury – medical science, Begum Rabeya Khatun – literature, late Golam Samdani Koraishi – literature, Professor Dr Enamul Huq – culture, Ostad Bazlur Rahman Badal – culture, Khalil Kazi OBE – social service, Shamsuzzaman Khan – research and training, late Professor Dr Lalit Mohan Nath – research and training and Professor Mohammad Asaduzzaman – public administration.


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