A 17-member committee has been formed to select and scrutinize content for the website created to mark birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the architect of independent Bangladesh.
The “National Implementation Committee for the Celebration of the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” formed the committee, said a press release on Wednesday.
Member secretary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust, Sheikh Hafizur Rahman was made convener of this committee, while Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Barrister Shah Ali Farhad named member secretary, according to sources related to the national implementation committee for the birth centenary celebration.
The committee is comprised of former chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Dr Abdul Mannan, curator of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum Nazrul Islam Khan, National University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Harun-or-Rashid, and Jagannath University Vice-Chancellor Dr Mizanur Rahman.
Former city editor of the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Ajit Kumar Sarkar, Deputy Press Secretary to the Prime Minister M Ashraful Alam Khokan, Suchinta Foundation Chairman Prof Mohammad A Arafat and Centre for Research and Information (CRI) Associate Coordinator Tonmoy Ahmed are also in the committee.