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Parliamentary team of MoLWA holds discussion with FFs living in France

By City Desk
18th-May-2017       
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On the occasion of the visit of a Parliamentary Standing Committee delegation on the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs (MoLWA) to France, the Embassy of Bangladesh in Paris organised a discussion meeting at the Embassy for the freedom fighters living in France, says a press release.
The delegation is being led by Captain A. B. Tajul Islam, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. Other members of the delegation include  Iqbalur Rahim, MP , Whip of the Jatiya Sangsad ,  Golam Dastagir Gazi, MP and senior officials of the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs.
Tajul Islam MP, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Liberation War Affairs, gave an overview of the sincerity of the present government in improving the status of freedom fighters at both national and societal levels. He also responded to a number of questions asked by the freedom fighters present at the meeting.  The freedom fighters expressed their deep appreciation and gratitude to the Government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for providing a series of privileges in different manners to improve the socio-economic condition of freedom fighters.


 The expatriate freedom fighters raised some demands for further improvement of the welfare of freedom fighters, with particular emphasis on equal opportunity for freedom fighters regardless of whether they are staying within Bangladesh or abroad. They requested the Government to open a special window to handle the cases of giving certificate and allowances related to freedom fighters staying outside Bangladesh.  The Parliamentary delegation listened to the freedom fighters views and demands and took note with assurances of addressing their demands. The delegation member also thanked the freedom fighters for holding the meeting with them.

The discussion meeting was presided over by Bangladesh Ambassador to France . M. Shahidul Islam. A good number of Freedom Fighters staying in France and Embassy senior officials attended the discussion meeting.
 Among others,  Benjeer Ahmed Selim,  Md. Jamirul Islam Miah,  Sheikh Mohammad Ali,  Enamul Hoque,  Nazimuddin Ahmed, Mr. Taslim Helal,   Md. Abdul Matin,  Habibur Rahman,   Md. Abul Kashem, Mr. M. Shamsul Alam were present.

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