FM urges institutes to come forward for students' welfare
Staff Reporter:Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Friday called upon financial institutes to come forward for the overall betterment of the meritorious students.
Muhith said, "The present government has brought the primary level education of the country under stipend system. It is also working to bring the secondary education under the system.
I expect the meritorious students using this facility will be successful in life and will make valuable contribution in building the country and the society."
The finance minister said these while distributing scholarships from Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) among the students at a ceremony in Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium at Mirpur in the capital.
The chairman of DBBL board of directors Sayem Ahmed, many top officials of the bank and huge numbers of students attended the function.
Muhith at the programme expressed his hopes that country's other corporate bodies will follow the footsteps of DBBL in observing different activities like providing scholarship among students.