NARSINGDI: The ‘Child Right Week-2017’ was inaugurated here Wednesday with a view to ensuring the security and rights of all children, reports BSS.
Bangladesh Shishu Academy in Narsingdi has chalked up elaborate programmes to observe the week in the district.
The programmes include discussions, cultural function, art competitions, rally of the deprived children, bringing out processions and prize giving ceremony.
The inaugural function was held at collectorate office premises.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr Subash Chandra Biswas inaugurated the week as chief the guest.
Presided over by M Abrar Tahsin, a student of class one and artist of Shishu Academy, Narsingdi, it was also addressed, among others, by Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Mozammal Hoque ,District Child Affairs officer Khalilur Rahman Shojib and journalist Monjil-e Milat.
On the first day of the week Bangladesh Shishu Academy Narsingdi with the presence of street children organized a discussion on ‘the street children and their rehabilitation.’
DC Dr Subash Chandra Biswas said children are the valuable asset of the country. So we should take care of the children properly as they would have to come forward to build ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
The DC also urged all to take proper care of the street children and their rehabilitation.