Photo: Bangla daily Kalerkantho
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has inaugurated the "National Textbook Festival-2018" at Azimpur Government Girls School and College in the capital around 10:15 am today.
Some 35,42,90,162 textbooks are scheduled to be distributed among the students of primary to intermediate-level across the country for the new academic year.
After the inaugural session, Nurul Islam Nahid distributed books at the complex of Azimpur Girls’ School and College.
Earlier Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has formally inaugurated the distribution of free textbooks among students up to the secondary level on December 30.
Officials concerned to the ministry of education were also present, among others, in the programme.