Another achievement for Runa Laila -The Asian Age

Runa Laila, whose reputation as a singer not only glorified Bangladesh but internationally has made her a legend. She has garnered numerous national and international awards over the years but another achievement has been listed in her long list of honors and awards.

The USA-based Barinu Institute for Economic Development has chosen Runa Laila for the 'Distinguished Celebrity Legend Award' for her contribution to the women empowerment in Bangladesh. She will be awarded at a high-level event titled 'Inspiring Women Creativity and Entrepreneurship in the Global Ecosystem', which will be held at the Trump Plaza World Tower' in New York, United States of America (USA) on May 25.

The event will be held with great festivities where Runa Laila will also be present as the chief guest at the occasion aside being an awardee. The celebrity singer has already received an email from the organizers for joining the award ceremony. "You are chosen based on your extraordinary lifetime achievement in music, the arts and your exemplary contribution to women development in creativity your country Bangladesh, continent Asia and indeed worldwide. We are excited and look forward to your participation and attendance", Ellen Jung Rhee, on behalf of the Barinu Institute for Economic Development, wrote in the email.

Runa Laila said about receiving yet another international award, "The entire matter is very pleasurable for me, as well as this is very prestigious to get this award as a Bangladeshi. Certainly, as a female, this award is very significant to me. My well wishes to the organizers."