Mustafa Monwar, Shaikh Siraj get 'Sheltech Padak' |
Renowned painter Mustafa Monwar and TV presenter Shaikh Siraj have been nominated for the "Sheltech Padak-2004."
Each Padak carries Tk 50,000 and an honorary crest, a press release said.
The cash and crests will be handed over to the recipients in January.
Sheltech introduced the Padak in 1998 to honour distinguished personalities of the country.
Poet Shamsur Rahman (1998), Rabindra sangeet artiste Kalim Sharafi (1999), painter Qaiyum Chowdhury (2000), Nazrul sangeet artiste Feroza Begum (2001), author Rabia Khatun (2002) and author and scientist Jafar Iqbal (2003) have been awarded Sheltech Padak so far.