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2019-10-07 16:11:33 BdST

World Children’s Day today

The World Children’s Day-2019 is being observed
in the country today coincided with the Children Rights Week.

The theme of this year’s day is ‘Today’s Children will bring the light,
keep the world better’.

The government has taken elaborate programmes across the country, marking
World Children Day and Children Right Week.

To mark the day and week, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs and
Bangladesh Shishu Academy have taken elaborate programmes from today to
October 14.

The programmes include holding discussions, cultural programmes, magic
show, art competitions, award-giving ceremony, rallies of the unprivileged
children, publishing journals, leaflets, booklets, poster, and special
supplements in different national dailies.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate World Children Day
and Children Right Week at Bangladesh Shishu Academy auditorium on October 09
at 10 am.

A procession of children will be brought out from the Central
Shaheed Minar that will end at Bangladesh Shishu Academy today.

Besides, a programme for children from ethnic groups will be held at the
Shishu Academy auditorium at 10 am on October 14.

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