The government on Thursday finalised names of 15 persons and one organisation for ‘Independence Award -2017’ for their glorious and outstanding contributions at the national level.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will give away the award at a function at Osmany Memorial Auditorium in the city on March 23, said a notification of the cabinet division.
The recipients of the Independence Award-2017 are: retired group captain Shamsul Alam Bir Uttam - independence and Liberation War, Ashraful Alam - independence and Liberation War, Shaheed Md Nazmul Huq - independence and Liberation War, late Syed Mohsin Ali - independence and Liberation War, Shaheed NM Nazmul Ahsan - independence and Liberation War, Shaheed Faizur Rahman Ahmed - independence and Liberation War, Bangladesh Air Force - independence and Liberation War, AHM Touhidul Anowar Chawdhury - medical science, Rabeya Khatun - literature, late Golam Samdani Koraishi - literature, Enamul Huq - culture, Ustad Bazlur Rahman Badal - culture, Khalil Kazi OBE - social service, Shamsuzzaman Khan - research and training, Lalit Mohan Nath - research and training and Mohammad Asaduzzaman - public administration.
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