DHAKA, March 30, 2023 (BSS) -Ten individuals and three organizations will get special honor in five categories for their special contributions to Autism this year.
Social Welfare Minister Nuruzzaman Ahmed disclosed this at a press conference organized on the occasion of the 16th World Autism Awareness Day-2023 at the secretariat's 'Tottho Odhidaftar Sommelon' room today, a press release said.
The Ministry of Social Welfare will confer the special honor to 13 individuals and organizations at a programme to be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on April 2 marking the Autism Awareness Day, the release added.
In category-A, Abdullah Al Nafi Antar, RTV's brand ambassador Fabliha Azim and Md Taif Mustafa will get the special honor for being successful individuals with autism traits.
In category-B, Trinomul Protibondhi Purnobashan Sangstha (TPPS), Naogaon Ambati Budddhi Protibondhi O Autistic Biddaloy and Aditmari Budddhi Protibondhi O Autistic Biddaloy will get the honor for working tirelessly for the development and protection of the Autistic community.
In category-C, Md Ziaul Haque, Dr Md Zakir Hossain and Professor Dr Shaheen Akhtar are getting honor for working tirelessly for development and protection of the population with autism.
In category-D, Nusrat Sharmin and Dr Nachima Islam Chowdhury Brishty will receive the honor for being successful parents with autism traits.
In category-E, two care-givers--Sonia Akhter and Monika Maria Rosario-- are receiving the honors.