by Matiar Chowdhury in London
Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, Saida Muna Tasneem, Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni and Parliament Speaker Shireen Shirmeen Chowdhury have been awarded the ‘Women of the Decade” in different catgories.”
A High Commmision press release said High Commissioner in Public Life and Diplomacy 2021’ by the Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (WICCI) by the Women Entreprenurs’ Summit 2021.
The summit was organised virtually by the Bangladesh-India Business Council of Women’s Indian Chamberof Commerce and Industries (BIBC-WICCI).
The award was virtually handed over to High Commissioner Tasneem by Education Minister of Bangladesh Dr. Dipu Moni at the Closing Session of the 2-day Summit.
Bangladesh’s Parliament Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and Bangladesh Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni were also recipients of the WICCI Award for 2021 in different categories.
On receiving the award, Tasneem dedicated it to Bangladesh’s grassroots women who struggle everyday as farmers, fishing, garment factories and construction, domestic aide or migrant workers.
The prestigious WICCI Award recognises pioneers, leaders and role models in their respective entrepreneurial and professional spheres were earlier awarded to eminent global personalities including Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla Miranda, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, among others.