DHAKA State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain today laid emphasis on extra-curricular activities besides regular textbooks.
Extra-curricular activities play an important role to develop student's
mind as well as improve academic performance, foster interpersonal
relationship, increase motivation and self-esteem he said.
The state minister said these while speaking as the chief guest at the
annual sports competition of Ideal School and College in city's Motijheel
area, said a press release.
Governing Body President of the college Abu Hena Morshed Zaman presided
over the programme while Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Stamford University
Professor Muhammad Ali Naqi and Principal of Ideal School and College Dr
Shahan Ara Begum also spoke.
Excellent academic results should not the only goal rather it is important
to build a student as a quality human being That's why, there is no option
to practice sufficient extra-curricular activities Farhad said.
He also emphasized to make the habits of reading books for improving
general and global knowledge of the students.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)