Prize giving ceremony of Book Reading Competition held in Sylhet
The British Council and UK Bangladesh Education Trust (UKBET) jointly hosted the prize giving ceremony of Reading Programme on 1 February 2017 at Hotel Star Pacific, Sylhet.
Around 3300 students from 27 schools in Sylhet participated in the programme this year. Out of 3300 students, 2160 students were given certificates and awards.
The top three best book readers were selected from each school and awarded a special prize. Among 3300 participants Jaber Ahmed from Azad Chowdhury Academy, Mashiat Rashid from The SylhetKhajanchibari International School & College and Dewan Sanjida Raja Raisa from British Bangladesh International School & College were chosen as best readers. They were awarded a laptop.
Professor Dr. Md. Aminul Haque Bhuyan, Vice Chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology joined the ceremony as the Chief Guest. He appreciated the British Council and UKBET for initiating such programme. Mohammed Asaduzzaman Sayem, Executive Director of UKBET was present at the prize giving ceremony along with Jim Scarth, Deputy Director and British Council, Sarwat Reza, Library Manager, British Council. The principals, teachers, students and guardians from 50 schools in Sylhet were present at the ceremony.
The schools who are interested to take part in the Book Reading Program 2017 are invited to contact UKBET at 0821723089.
Dated- 02 February, 2017