Dr. Kholiquzzaman awarded ‘Somriddhi Bondhu’ title

BDMetroNews.com (30 Jan 16): A Non-Government Organization Development Organisation of Rural Poor -DORP has conferred on Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) with the Somriddhi Bondhu title for his contributions to the rural development in Bangladesh at the Validation Workshop on Strategic Planning 2016-20 held at its office on Friday (29 January). DORP founder & Gusi Peace Prize International Award Laureate AHM Nouman presented a crest along with the title to Mr. Kholiquzzaman at the workshop.

Among others Quazi Rosy, MP, Dr. Shamsul Alam, Planning Commission Member, was present at the programme.

Prof. Zaheda Ahmed, M Azher Ali Talukder, Chairman of DORP, AKM Jashim Uddin FCMA, Dr. M Ehsanur Rahman, ED of DAM, Mr. Alok Kumar Majumder, Country Coordinator of Bangladesh WASH Alliance, Mr. Sultan Mahmud, Vice Chairman of DORP, Ms. Sumsun Naher, Member of DORP, Mohammad Zobair Hasan, Chief of REM Division of DORP and others spoke on the occasion

During the period of 1990-2008 micro finance of Bangladesh reached only to 9 percent people according to Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman. He said, Microcredit can’t alone eradicate poverty. It is impossible to send the poverty to museum by only uttering the word. The economist said, PKSF is now working more independently than before and mentioned that it has started work by setting up Enrich Centres in 150 unions throughout the country for improving skills, ensuring education and health with required credit facilities for the poor.

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Title: PKSF chief Qazi Kholiquzzaman awarded (31-Jan-16)
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Development Organisation of Rural Poor (DORP) has conferred “Somriddhi Bondhu” title on PKSF Chairman Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad for his contributions to the rural development in Bangladesh, reports BSS.
DORP founder and Gusi Peace Prize International Award Laureate AHM Nouman handed over a crest along with the title to Kholiquzzaman at a Validation Workshop on Strategic Planning 2016-20 held at its office on Friday, said a press release in the capital yesterday. Quazi Rosy, MP, and Planning Commission Member Dr Shamsul Alam, among others, were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman said microfinance of Bangladesh during 1990-2008 reached to only 9 per cent people.

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DORP honours Qazi Kholiquzzaman
http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2016/01/29/13111
News: Development Organisation of the Rural Poor (DORP), a non-governmental organisation, conferred the ‘development friend’ title to Palli Karma-Sohayak Foundation (PKSF) Chairman Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad for his contributions to the rural development in Bangladesh.

DORP conferred the title on him at a workshop ‘Strategic Plan 2016-2020’ held at its office in the city on Friday. DORP founder AHM Noman presented a crest along with the title to Kholiquzzaman at the workshop.

Quazi Rosy MP, Planning Commission Member Dr Shamsul Alam, Prof Zaheda Ahmed and DORP President M Azhar Ali Talukdar were, among others, present at the programme, according to a DORP press release.

Speaking on the occasion, Qazi Kholiquzzaman said only 9 per cent people of the country received the microcredit during the 1990-2008 period. “Microcredit can’t alone eradicate poverty. Only saying to send poverty to museum is not enough. We’ll have to work to make that happen,” he said.

The economist said PKSF is now working more independently and mentioned that it has started work by setting up ‘progress’ centres in 150 unions throughout the country for improving skills, ensuring education and health with proper credit facilities for the poor, according to a news agency. –Mithun

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Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman awarded ‘Somriddhi Bondhu’ title
http://www.bssnews.net/newsDetails.php?cat=0&id=550323&date=2016-01-30
News (30-Jan-16): Development Organization of Rural Poor (DORP) has conferred “Somriddhi Bondhu” title on PKSF Chairman Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad for his contributions to the rural development in Bangladesh.

DORP founder and Gusi Peace Prize International Award Laureate AHM Nouman handed over a crest along with the title to holiquzzaman at a Validation Workshop on Strategic Planning 2016-20 held at its office on Friday, said a press release today.

Quazi Rosy, MP, and Planning Commission Member Dr Shamsul Alam, among others, were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman said microfinance of Bangladesh during 1990-2008 reached to only 9 per cent people. Microcredit alone can’t eradicate poverty and it is impossible to send the poverty to museum by only uttering the word, he added.

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