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100 DU students who are FF descendants get NRBC Bank scholarship

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Published: 17:37, 31 May 2023  
100 DU students who are FF descendants get NRBC Bank scholarship

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With the cooperation of NRBC Bank a hundred descendants of freedom fighters who are studying at the University of Dhaka have been awarded the Bangabandhu Scholarship-2023, according to a news release. 

On Tuesday, Professor Dr Mohammad Habibullah, of the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, handed over the ATM cards to the students after the scholarship award ceremony and discussion session. 

The event was attended by Professor Dr Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam, Chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission, Professor Dr Abdul Moen, Dean of the Faculty of Business Studies, Dhaka University, SM Parvez Tamal, Chairman of NRBC Bank, Bhaskar Akhtar Ahmed Rasha and Al Nahian Khan Joy, President of Chhatra League. The programme was chaired by Aminul Islam Bulbul, the President of the organisation, under the direction of M. Al Mamun, the general secretary of the Muktijoddha Mancha.

In the programme, it was announced that each student who has been selected for the Bangabandhu Scholarship will receive a payment of 12,000 taka. During the programme, the guests formally handed over the ATM cards of the bank to the scholarship recipients’ hands. The scholarship recipients will be able to withdraw the scholarship funds using that ATM card every month. They can also avail all types of banking services using the bank accounts and ATM cards.

Dr. Shibli Rubayiat-Ul-Islam, the Chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission said, “The great liberation war is our pride. The freedom fighters, the finest offspring of our nation, sacrificed their lives and gifted us an independent country under the call of the father of the nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. We can never repay their debt. I congratulate the initiative of the Muktijhoddha Mancha for the welfare of the students and commend the assistance of NRBC Bank in providing the Bangabandhu Scholarship to their children and descendants. NRBC Bank, fulfilling its social responsibility from every corner of the country, is always standing by the people of all classes and professions. Their commitment will continue in the future as well. We will always be by the side of the Muktijhoddha Mancha, supporting the welfare of the families of freedom fighters.”

SM Parvez Tamal, the Chairman of NRBC  Bank,  said, “The freedom fighters, under the leadership of the father of the nation and the architect of independence, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, have gifted us the independent Bangladesh. The contribution of those heroes can never be repaid. NRBC Bank is proud to stand by their families. We want the descendants of the freedom fighters to be capable leaders of future Bangladesh. It is our responsibility to ensure that no one is left behind due to financial difficulties. NRB Bank is always working everywhere for the attainment of independence and it will continue to do so in the future.”