Cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor today said children should be allowed to grow up as per their will. "Children have their respective potencies and that potency should be allowed to flourish.
Then a child will grow up as a real human being," he said speaking as the chief guest at an art competition for children in the city.
Brighter Tomorrow Bangladesh organized the art competition and prize giving ceremony at National Press Club auditorium here.
National Narcotics Control Board Member Prof. Arup Ratan Chowdhury, International Human Rights Agency President Dr. ASM Badruddoza, Bharat Bichitra Editor Nantu Roy and Everest Conqueror MA Muhith were present at the function as special guests.
Presided over by Brighter Tomorrow Bangladesh Vice-President Rashed Ali, the function was also addressed by its founder General Secretary Joyashri Zaman and Treasurer Ruhul Gani Sarkar Jyoti.
Brighter Tomorrow Bangladesh Vice-President and mental health expert Dr. Helal Uddin made a power-point presentation on 'Role of Family in Mental Development of Children' while journalist Mahfuza Jasmine conducted the function.
Brighter Tomorrow awarded all of 80 children who took part in the art competition.
The cultural affairs minister handed over prizes to the participants.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)