20 individuals, one organisation to receive Ekushey Padak 2020
06:28 PM, February 05, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:59 PM, February 05, 2020

20 individuals, one organisation to receive Ekushey Padak 2020

Twenty eminent personalities and an organisation will receive the country’s second-highest civilian award, Ekushey Padak, this year in recognition of their contributions to various fields.

The cultural affairs ministry announced the names of the recipients today.

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Alongside the 20 personalities, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute will also be awarded this year, said a notice signed by Md Faizur Rahman Faruqui, joint secretary of cultural affairs ministry.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will distribute give away the awards to the recipients or their representatives at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on February 20.

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