|Published : 19 Mar 2017, 23:16:13 | Updated : 19 Mar 2017, 23:18:15|
'Mid-day-meal programme at all primary schools'
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has said the government has taken a decision of launching mid-day-meal programme at all primary schools for making schooling attractive to students and reducing dropouts.
He said the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given highest priority to the primary education as it is very important to make the nation free from the curse of illiteracy.
Not only that, foundation of any higher education started from this level, he made the observation while launching the mid-day-meal programme at Sardaha Government Primary School in Rajshahi as the chief guest.
Praising local initiatives to this effect, he urged all well off and benevolent persons to come forward towards launching feeding programmes at other schools. – source BSS