Published:  01:37 AM, 14 November 2017

Bangabandhu's rarity recognized

The historic hopes and aspirations lied in the historic 7th March Speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to inspire the Bengali people from all walks of life for independence of Bangladesh and for that reason, UNESCO awarded the speech as a memory of World Inter-national Register.

Bangabandhu's 7th March speech impregnated by world significance, integrity, rarity, specific appeal to human civilization and uncommon linguistic values has been recommended as a world famous speech for being honored by UNESCO.

The remark was came up while Road and Bridge Transport Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader was delivering his speech as a chief guest at a meeting on the occasion of UNESCO award on Bangabandhu's 7th March speech in 1971 organized yesterday by Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) at the National Press Club.

Former Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University Pro-fessor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique said Banga-bandhu's 7th March speech was full of messages for achieving the independence of Bangladesh and all the people irrespective of caste, creed and religions moved forward to do so in 1971.

The meeting was addressed, among others by Bangabandhu Medical University Vice Chancellor Kamrul Hasan Khan, National Press Club General Secretary Farida Yasmin, Daily Samokal Editor Golam Sarwar, Daily Observer Editor Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, BFUJ Secretary General Omar Faruck, DUJ President Shaban Mahmud along with other journalist with BFUJ President in the chair. DUJ General Secretary Sohel Haidar Chowdhury moderated the meeting.

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