‘Bangladesh achieves impressive success in ensuring child rights’

RANGPUR Bangladesh has achieved impressive success

in ensuring equal rights of all children and creating child-friendly academic

atmosphere in educational institutions to properly flourish their latent

talents in last ten years.

The views were expressed today at inaugural function of different

competitions arranged for children in observance of the World Children's Day-

2019 and World Children's Rights Week-2019 at Shishu Academy auditorium in

the city.

The district administration with district unit of Bangladesh Shishu

Academy (BSA) organised the function before bringing out of a colourful rally

on the city streets.

The district level government officials, children of different child

organisations, students and teachers of educational institutions, guardians,

civil society members, professionals, politicians and local elite

participated in the programmes.

Deputy Commissioner Md Asib Ahsan inaugurated observance of the World

Children's Day-2019 and World Children's Rights Week-2019 by releasing

balloon as the chief guest.

Acting President of district Awami League (AL) Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed,

Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Syed Enamul Kabir, District Children

Affairs Officer Mostaq Ahmed, Office Secretary of district AL Tauhidur Rahman

Tutul and President of Rangpur unit of Nari-Shishu Advocacy Forum Principal

Fakhrul Anam Benzu addressed the occasion.

The speakers stressed on ensuring enjoyable environment in classrooms,

interactive teaching and learning and community engagement for making child-

friendly educational institutions to properly educate children and establish

their equal rights.

Principal Benzu laid emphasis on ensuring universal rights to education,

health care, nutrition and child-friendly environment in all educational

institutions of all children, including those belonging to backward social

sections.

Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed discussed various epoch-making initiatives taken by the

present government to ensure universal rights of all children for their

normal growth, education, health care and entertainment.

The chief guest said the government is implementing diversified programmes

to bring up children through providing education, health care, food,

nutrition and shelter to attain the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)