Published:  12:45 AM, 20 May 2017 Last Update: 01:00 AM, 20 May 2017

Extracurricular activities to restore values stressed

Local Government, Rural Development (LGRD) and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain on Friday laid stresses on extracurricular activities for restoring social values. "The extracurricular activities along with academic studies play a vital  role in flourishing thinking levels and mental ability of the students," the minister said.

He came up with the observation while he was speaking as the chief guest a closing session of five-day national debate competition organised by Faridpur Debate Forum at Poet Jasimuddin auditorium in Faridpur. Deputy Commissioner Begum Umme Salma Tanzia, Chief Executive Officer of the District Council Abdur Rashid, among others, spoke on the occasion.

The LGRD minister said the present government is working persistently for building the country imbued with the spirit of non-communal harmony. "There is no alternative to build the new generation being inspired with  the spirit of the Liberation War for making the country free from terrorism and militancy," he added.

-BSS, Faridpur

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