Extra-curricular activities in educational bodies emphasized

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)