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Update: 9 January, 2020 13:58 PM
Kurigram declared as country’s first scout district

Kurigram declared as country’s first scout district

Photo: BSS

Kurigram was declared as the first scout district of the country on Wednesday with the launching of scout activities of Cab, Scout and Rover Scout units in all 1,892 educational institutions across the district.

President of Bangladesh Scouts and Chairman of Power Grid Company Limited Md. Abul Kalam Azad made the declaration at a function held at ‘Udgiran Mancha’ on the Deputy Commissioner’s office premises in Kurigram this evening as the chief guest.

On the occasion, he said, “There is no alternative to scout activities to become good people, people with good character, ideal people, gentle people and eligible people with excellent leadership qualities for building a decent future of the nation.”

Kurigram district administration organised a rally of scout representatives of all nine upazilas of the district at the function with
Deputy Commissioner of Kurigram Sultana Pervin in the chair.

Former Senior Secretary and National Commissioner (ICT) of Bangladesh Scouts Mahfuzur Rahman, National Commissioner (Organization) of Bangladesh Scouts and Additional Secretary (Budget and Audit) of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Md. Akhteruz Zaman Khan Kabir, Director General (Additional Secretary) Rural Development Academy (RDA) at Bogura Md Aminul Islam, Rangpur Divisional Commissioner KM Tariqul Islam and Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts for Dinajpur Region Md. Akhteruzzaman, Leader Trainer of Bangladesh Scouts Samiul Islam Nantu and General Secretary of Kurigram District Scout Md. Shahabuddin Ahmed attended the function.

Later, Abul Kalam Azad along with other guests ceremonially unveiled the plaque and released balloons after announcing Kurigram as the first-ever scout district of the country for successfully fulfilling all necessary conditions.

Earlier, Kurigram district administration completed cent percent online registration of memberships of 53,000 scouts and Cab, Scout and Rover Scout units at all 1,892 primary, secondary and higher secondary level and higher educational institutions in the district last month.

Talking to BSS tonight, Deputy Commissioner Sultana Pervin dedicated the success of Kurigram to become the country’s first scout district to the centenary birthday celebration of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the Mujib Barsho 2020.

সম্পাদক : ইমদাদুল হক মিলন,
নির্বাহী সম্পাদক : মোস্তফা কামাল,
ইস্ট ওয়েস্ট মিডিয়া গ্রুপ লিমিটেডের পক্ষে ময়নাল হোসেন চৌধুরী কর্তৃক প্লট-৩৭১/এ, ব্লক-ডি, বসুন্ধরা, বারিধারা থেকে প্রকাশিত এবং প্লট-সি/৫২, ব্লক-কে, বসুন্ধরা, খিলক্ষেত, বাড্ডা, ঢাকা-১২২৯ থেকে মুদ্রিত।
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