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Walton gives reception to Int`l Peace Prize winner Sadat

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Published: 16:31, 19 November 2020   Update: 16:45, 19 November 2020
Walton gives reception to Int`l Peace Prize winner Sadat

Walton’s higher officials hand over a Tk 5 lakh worth cheque to ‘Narail Volunteers’ at the grand reception to the ‘International Children’s Peace Prize 2020’ winner arranged at Walton Corporate Office in the capital

Economic Reporter: Country’s electronics giant Walton gave a grand reception to Sadat Rahman for bringing glory for Bangladesh by winning the ‘International Children’s Peace Prize 2020,’ a prestigious prize for known as ‘Children’s Nobel.’

Recently, The international children’s rights organisation ‘KidsRights’ awarded the prestigious prize to Sadat Rahman for his outstanding contribution in setting up a social organisation and mobile app titled ‘Cyber Teens’ to stop cyberbullying.

Walton arranged the grand reception in honour of Sadat Rahman at its Corporate Office in the capital on Wednesday (November 18, 2020).

At the reception, Sadat received a crest and gold medal from Walton Corporation’s Managing Director SM Mahbubul Alam, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited’s Managing Director Engineer Golam Murshed, the daily newspaper ‘Kaler Kantho’ Editor Imdadul Haq Milan, Walton Group’s Directors Sabiha Jarin Orona and Nishat Tasnim Shuchi.

Walton also donated a cheque of Tk. 5 lakh to ‘Narail Volunteers’, a social organisation founded by Sadat Rahman.

The grand reception also attended, among others, by Sadat’s father Md. Sakhawat, Walton Group’s Deputy Managing Directors Nazrul Islam Sarker and Eva Rezwana, Executive Directors SM Zahid Hasan, Md Humayun Kabir, Col. (Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam, Mohammad Rayhan, Md Firoj Alam, Amin Khan and Anisur Rahman Mollik, Senior Deputy Executive Director Shahjada Salim, Deputy Executive Director Rakib Uddin, First Senior Additional Directors Milton Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman, Additional Director Augustin Sujan and Risingbd’s Executive Editor Taposh Ray.

Narail Abdul Hai City College’s intermediate second-year student Sadat Rahman, along with his friends, founded a social organisation called ‘Narail Volunteers.’ Under this organisation, they created a mobile app as a new platform called ‘Cyber Teens’ in October last year to prevent the children from cyberbullying. Besides, Sadat and members of his oraganisation is creating awareness among students on internet safety related to various issues like cyberbullying, spamming, hacking, rumors.

For his involvement and contribution in such social activities, Sadat Rahmen received the prize. On November 13 last, Sadat was presented with the award by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during a ceremony in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Augustin Sujan/Nasim

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