The government today announced the names of 12 persons and one institutefor Independence Award for their outstanding contributions to the nation.
The names are mentioned below:
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
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.