Speakers at a function here called upon the students to become worthy citizens being enriched with modern education to keep pace with the competitive world and face the existing challenges of the present era.
They also highlighted the need based initiatives of the present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to transform the young generation and the students into worthy citizens.
They were addressing the function arranged for giving reception to brilliant students here and a cultural ceremony at Shaheed Colonel Kazi Emdadul Haque Public School at BGB Sector Headquarters in the city on Monday.
Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) AHM Khairuzzaman Liton addressed the ceremony as the chief guest with Deputy Director of BGB Sector Headquarters Colonel Mushfiqur Rahman Masum in the chair.
BGB Battalion Commander Lt Col Tajul Islam, Secretary of Rajshahi Education Board Prof Tarun Kumar, Headmaster of the school Rehena Akter and RCC Ward Councilor Towhidur Rahman also spoke.
In his remarks, Liton said improved education system has been launched during the term of present government.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has set up computer laboratory and multimedia classrooms in schools, he said, adding that in future, our students will lead the nation after being enriched with modern education.
Liton said the present government has been working relentlessly for qualitative improvement of education to take the nation forward.
He urged the teachers to discharge their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty to supplement the government endeavor of transforming the young generation into worthy citizens.