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President for giving importance to extra-curricular activities in schools

DHAKA, Aug 23, 2016 (BSS)- President Abdul Hamid has asked school teachers to attach importance to extra-curricular activities along with the regular academic studies one so that students can face the present competitive era properly.

He said this when a 10-member delegation of the headmistresses of the government secondary schools made a courtesy call on him at Bangabhaban here yesterday afternoon, President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin told BSS.

During the meeting, President Hamid asked the teachers to consider the extra-curricular activities with importance and said students need to be involved in such activities so that they can go ahead facing the challenge of the learners of other countries in the world.

The President also advised the teachers to give special attention to the students so that they can acquaint themselves with the spirit of Liberation War and country's history and heritage.

The members of the delegation apprised the President of the academic and other activities of the schools concerned.

Secretaries concerned to the President were present.

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