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First Nat'l Insurance Day today

FE REPORT | March 01, 2020 00:00:00

The first-ever National Insurance Day will be observed across the country today (Sunday), aiming at creating and increasing awareness on the sector.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the day's programmes at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city at 10:00 am. The events at BICC will include seminars, fair and cultural programmes.

The Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) will also give awards to five prominent personalities of insurance sector during the function. They are - Shafat Ahmed Chowdhury, actuary, Khoda Box, M A Samad, M Shamsul Alam and Golam Mowla. All of them will get a gold medal.

Districts and upazilla offices concerned will also observe the day simultaneously.

The IDRA, the national day implementing agency, organised a large rally on Manik Mia Avenue in the city on Saturday. Around 5,000 people attended it.

Senior Secretary to the Financial Institutions Division Md. Ashadul Islam, and the IDRA Chairman Md.

Shafiqur Rahman Patwari and Member Gokul Chand Das along with other high officials from different insurers joined the rally.

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