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ICSB OBSERVED NATIONAL MOURNING DAY AND 47TH MARTYRDOM ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER OF THE NATION

ICSB OBSERVED NATIONAL MOURNING DAY AND 47TH MARTYRDOM ANNIVERSARY OF FATHER OF THE NATION

ICSB has paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 47th Martyrdom Anniversary. Dhaka Regional Chapter (DRC) Sub Committee of ICSB Council members, members, students and officers of the Institute attended the National Mourning Day and 47th Martyrdom Anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15, 2022.

In the morning, the day begun with hoisting of the National Flag (half-mast). Secretary & CEO, Md Zakir Hossain, Chairman of the DRC Md. Zahangir Alam Manik FCS and Council members along with a large number of ICSB members and officials participated in the morning session and a Doa Mahfil for paying homage to the martyrs of August 15, 1975.

In the afternoon, a discussion programme was organized on the life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Mr. A K M Ali Ahad Khan, Additional Secretary Ministry of Commerce was present as the Chief Guest on the occasion. The programme was held with the participation of ICSB Council members, a large number of members, students and officials. Participants discussed and recalled the contribution of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, in the reconstruction and development of post-independence of Bangladesh.

The programme was opened by Md Zakir Hossain, Secretary & CEO of ICSB. He introduced all the invited guests of the programme. The entire programme was administered by Mr. Md. Zahangir Alam Manik FCS, Chairman of the DRC. Mr. Muzaffar Ahmed, President of ICSB delivered his welcome address. He thanked Mr. A K M Ali Ahad Khan, Additional Secretary Ministry of Commerce for attending the event as the Chief Guest. In his speech, Mr. Ahmed recalled the contribution of Father of the nation in pre-liberation and post-liberation period through his charismatic leadership, love and affection for the people of the country and his lifelong sacrifice for this nation. He termed Bangabandhu as the Philosopher of Life, who always dreamed and worked for the wellbeing of this nation within the entire short span of his lifetime.

Immediate Past President of ICSB Mr. Mohammad Sanaullah FCS mentioned that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is an incomparable person. He respectfully remembered Bangabandhu and his martyr family members. He thanked Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Awami League government for passing the Chartered Secretaries Act-2010.

The Chief Guest Mr. A K M Ali Ahad Khan expressed his gratitude to the Bangabandhu and his martyr family members. He mentioned that in the historic speech on 7th March, Bangabandhu declared the Independence of Bangladesh. He focused on the charismatic leadership of Bangabandhu. He also said that we need support our Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to achieve the goal of building a Golden Bangladesh as dreamt by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Among the discussants Mr. Salim Ahmed FCS, Treasurer Mr. Md. Sharif Hasan FCS, Council Member, Mr. Nayamul Hoque FCS, Mr. Md. Ahasan Habib ACS, Mr. Tanvir Ahmed Siddiqui ACS, Mst. Afroza Sultana gave their valuable speech.

On this occasion, an art competition for children of the members was organized. A good number of children took part in the competition from different age groups. Among the participants, 6 participants (3 from each group) were selected for prizes and other participants also received consolation prizes.

Finally, special prayers were offered for the eternal peace and Almighty Allah’s mercy of the souls of Bangabandhu and his martyr family members.

At the end Ms. Jasmin Akter FCS, Chief Executive, Jasmin & Associates delivered vote of thanks on behalf of the Institute.