Dhaka, Tuesday, January 16, 2018

LATEST NEWS

National : **PM to open BDF tomorrow**ECNEC approves 14 projects worth Taka 18,483 crore**   |   International : ** 21 IS fighters killed in eastern Afghanistan ** DPRK announces result of working-level talks with S. Korea ** Nicaragua piles on Trump criticism after slur ** US, allies meet to find diplomatic way out of N. Korea crisis **    |   

Five cultural personalities accorded reception

RAJSHAHI, Jan 1, 2018 (BSS)- Five cultural personalities were accorded a reception and awarded in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the cultural field.

The award winning persons are: Abdur Rahsid (drama), Freedom Fighter Abdul Jalil (musical instrument), Abdul Khaleque Chhana (song) Abdus Samad (folk song) and Ahsan Kabir Liton (film).

Shilpakala Academy gave the 'District Shilpakala Award-2017' formally at a function held in its auditorium here on Sunday evening.

Commissioner of Rajshahi division Noor-Ur-Rahman addressed the ceremony as chief guest with Deputy Commissioner Helal Mahmud Sharif in the chair.

Additional Deputy Inspector General of Police Nisharul Arif, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Tanveer Haider Chowdhury, Additional Deputy Commissioner Md Salah Uddin, Cultural Officer of Shilpakala Academy Asaduzzaman Sarker and Social Worker Shaheen Akter Rainy also spoke on the occasion.

Noor-Ur-Rahman says contribution of the cultural personalities is very significant to the nation-building activities.

He told the audience that the present government has been working relentlessly to this end.

The prize distribution ceremony was followed by a cultural function performed by famous artistes.