Electronics giant Walton accorded a grand reception to Sadat Rahman who brought glory for Bangladesh by winning the International Children’s Peace Prize 2020.
Recently, the international children’s rights organisation ‘KidsRights’ awarded the prestigious prize to Sadat Rahman for his outstanding contribution in setting up social organisation and mobile app titled ‘Cyber Teens’ to stop cyber bullying.
Walton arranged the grand reception in honour of Sadat at its Corporate Office in the capital on Wednesday, said a press release.
At the reception, Sadat received a crest and gold medal from Walton Corporation’s Managing Director SM Mahbubul Alam, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited’s Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed, daily ‘Kaler Kantho’ Editor Imdadul Haq Milan, Walton Group’s directors Sabiha Jarin Orona and Nishat Tasnim Shuchi.
Walton also donated a cheque of Tk 5 lakh to ‘Narail Volunteers’, a social organisation founded by Sadat.
Sadat’s father Md Sakhawat, Walton Group’s Deputy Managing Directors Nazrul Islam Sarker and Eva Rezwana, Executive Directors SM Zahid Hasan, Md Humayun Kabir, Col (retd) SM Shahadat Alam, Mohammad Rayhan, Md Firoj Alam, Amin Khan and Anisur Rahman Mollik, Senior Deputy Executive Director Shahjada Salim, Deputy Executive Director Rakib Uddin, First Senior Additional Directors Milton Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman, Additional Director Augustin Sujan and Risingbd’s Executive Editor Taposh Ray attended the grand reception among others.
Narail Abdul Hai City College’s second-year student Sadat, along with his friends, founded a social organisation called ‘Narail Volunteers’.
They created a mobile app as a new platform called ‘Cyber Teens’ in October last year to prevent cyberbullying.
On November 13 last, Sadat was presented with the award by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during a ceremony in Hague of Netherlands.
Source: United News of Bangladesh