Five women get ‘Joyeeta Reception’ in Khulna

Publish: 3:17 PM, July 16, 2018 | Update: 3:17:PM, July 16, 2018

Khulna – Five women were accorded ‘Joyeeta Reception’ here yesterday afternoon for their success in five different

Khulna divisional administration organised the function titled “Joyeeta Annesone Bangladesh” at Khulna officers’ club auditorium with the cooperation of Ministry of Women and Children Affairs and Directorate of Women Affairs.

With Additional Divisional Commissioner (development) Nischinta Kumar Podder in the chair, the event was addressed by Khulna divisional commissioner Lokman Hossain Mia as the chief guest.

Deputy Director of Local Government Division Israt Jahan and president of city unit muktijoddha command council Professor Md Alamgir Kabir attended the function as special guests.

The function was also addressed, among others, by executive director of Sundarban Academy Prof Anwarul Kadir and Joyeeta Sakera Banu. Khulna women affairs officer Nargis Fatema Jabeen delivered the welcome speech.

The speakers said government has taken various initiatives to create women-friendly atmosphere in the country so that the women can play an important role for country’s socioeconomic development.

The successful women were titled Joyeeta (a Bengali word for winning women). Joyeeta Onneshone Bangladesh, a government initiative introduced in 2013, has a tremendous impact on the society.

The women who were been recognised as ‘Joyeeta’ are Tanjeema Hossain (Economy), Shaila Yasmin (Education), Rahela Khatun (Successful Mother), Zaheda Khatun (Successful woman against violence and repression) and Sakera
Banu(Woman philanthropist).