Dutch-Bangla Bank, under its social cause program, has been awarding scholarship to the meritorious students in need of financial aid studying at Higher Secondary, Graduation levels. Under this initiative, a total number of 43,628 students got DBBL scholarship among which 18,161 students of different levels are receiving the scholarship at present. In this connection, the Bank is going to award scholarships to 2,028 meritorious students who passed HSC/Equivalent Exam. in 2016 and studying at Graduation level in different universities/colleges of the country.
Dutch-Bangla Bank awards scholarships to 2,028 students
Mr. Abul Maal A. Muhith, MP, Hon’ble Minister for Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest and handed over the Scholarship Awarding Letters among the recipients at a ceremony held at Shaheed Surhawardy Indoor Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka on March 11, 2017. Mr. Sayem Ahmed, Honorable Chairman, Board of Directors of Dutch-Bangla Bank presided over the function.
Hon’ble Minister, Mr. Abul Maal A. Muhith in his oration profusely lauded the scholarship program of Dutch-Bangla Bank and recalled other philanthropic activities of the Bank. He appreciated the DBBL’s continuous humanitarian and welfare activities and termed this Scholarship program as a unique example of helping the meritorious and needy students of the country. He expected that all the corporate bodies of the country would come forward with such programs for the benefit of the society. He congratulated the scholarship awardees and expected that they would dedicate themselves by achieving real education.
Mr. Sayem Ahmed, Honorable Chairman, Board of Directors of Dutch-Bangla Bank in his speech said that Dutch- Bangla Bank started this scholarship when it noticed that there are a lot of students who did not receive fair chance, despite showing academic talent, for economic, demographic and societal reasons, they are not able to pursue their dreams. They are not lacking in merit, but lack of the resources to use their merit. He added that this ceremony will transform and empower students to do more. The Chairman extended his gratitude and thanks to the Hon’ble Minister and all the guests for attending and gratifying the scholarship awarding ceremony.
Mr. Abul Kashem Md. Shirin, Managing Director of the Bank congratulated the scholarship awardees and gave vote of thanks.