The government today announced the names of 12 persons and one institutefor Independence Award for their outstanding contributions to the nation.
The names are Shaheed Intellectual MofazzalHayder Chowdhury, Shaheed ATM Zafar Alam , AKM Mazammel Haque, Engineer Mosharraf Hossain Dr QuaziMisbahun Nahar, Late Abdul Khalek, Late Prof Mohammad Khaled, Brig Gen Dr NurunnaharFatema Begum, Dr QuaziKhaliquzzaman Ahmad, Murtaza Bashir, Hassan Azizul Haque,Prof Dr Hasina Khan Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA)
Of them, MofazzalHayder, Zafar Alam, Mazammel Haque, Mosharraf Hossain, Misbahun Nahar, late Abdul Khalek, late Prof Khaled were nominated for the awards for their contributions in the country’s liberation war and independence.
The personalities and BINA will receive the awards on March 25 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre a day before the country’s Independence Day.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will hand over the awards to them.
Source: Daily Star