Panel congratulates Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for being honoured with ‘SDGs Progress Award’
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Liberation War Affairs Ministry on Sunday recommended giving a silver medal to each freedom fighter with their own Liberation War number remembering their heroic contribution during the great Liberation War.
The panel made the suggestion during its 23th meeting at the parliament complex with its Chairman Shajahan Khan in the chair, a release said.
Committee members Liberation Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Kazi Firoz Rashid, Rajiuddin Ahmed and Moslem Uddin Ahmed attended the meeting.
The parliamentary body suggested sending a summary of the land of Muktijoddha Kalyan Trust to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the report of regional price of the wealth to sell it to the Ministry of Finance.
Besides, a recommendation has been made to visit the wealth of Muktijoddha Kalyan Trust at Chittagong, it added.
At the beginning of the meeting, the committee congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for being honoured with the "SDGs Progress Award" in recognition of Bangladesh's achievements in sustainable development from 2015 to 2020.
The meeting was also attended by the Liberation War Affairs Ministry secretary, heads of various agencies and officials concerned of the ministry and the parliament secretariat.