Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s daughter Saima Wazed has been awarded the International Champion Award for her outstanding contribution to fighting autism.
A New York based School and Center for Children with Autism recognised her in this regard yesterday, says a press release from the permanent mission of Bangladesh in the UN.
Ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Masud Bin Momen received the award on behalf of Saima Wazed in New York.
“I am honoured by this recognition by Shema Kolainu,” Ambassador Momen read out a short message sent by Saima Wazed during the awarding ceremony.
“Autism transcends all religious, cultural and socioeconomic boundaries so services and programs is needed to as well,” she said in her message.