Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor yesterday said cultural practice should begin from family for equipping the children with cultural values.
“The country’s children should be grown up by practicing culture from their families,” he said while speaking as the chief guest at the Sixth Bangla Olympiad in International Turkish Hope School in the city.
Chaired by principal of International Turkish Hope School Yaboz Koca, the function was also addressed, by state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid and state minister for post and telecommunications Tarana Halim as the special guests. Dhaka University Professors Dr Syed Manzurul Islam and Professor Dr Sadeka Halim spoke in the programme.
On the people’s basic needs, the minister said that people of the country are now getting food, shelter and healthcare facilities. “There is no monga in his constituency,” he said.
In his speech, Nasrul Hamid said the secularism and human values would be the spirit of the new generation through practicing Bengali culture.
Bangla Olympiad is a platform for displaying culture, language and heritage by the English medium students. Some 58 students from English medium and English version took part in the competition.