Some 39 writers received ‘Agrani Bank-Shishu Academy Children literature’ awards on Saturday for their contribution in several categories.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith distributed the awards among the recipients at a ceremony, held at the Shishu Academy auditorium in the capital.
The writers received the awards for their contribution in last the six Bengali calendar years beginning from 1418.
State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki, Chairman of Agrani Bank Limited Dr Zaid Bakht, its Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Mohammad Shams-Ul Islam attended the ceremony among others.
The awards were given in seven categories including poetry-rhyme-lyrics, storey-novels-fairy-tales, Bangabandhu-liberation war, science, travelogue, drama and book ornamentation.
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