To celebrate five years of the cultural organisation ‘Geetanjoli Lolitakala Academy,’ it honoured late poet and language veteran Dr Alauddin Al Azad and noted litterateur Emdadul Huq Milon at a function at the Small and Handicrafs Industry Training Institute Auditorium at Uttara in the city on Friday.
President of FBCCI Anisul Haque was present as chief guest, while expert of Environment and Water Resource Department of World Bank Khwaza Md Minnatullah and former civil service official MA Awal were present as special guest on the occasion.
Noted Nazrul exponent Dr Rafiqul Islam, Patron of the Geetanjoli Lolitakala Academy Pavel Islam and Director of the Academy Mahbub Amin Mithu also spoke at the function.
In the programme, on behalf of Dr Alauddin Al Azad, his wife received the honour. Later students of the Academy performed in the function.