Committed to PEOPLE'S RIGHT TO KNOW
Vol. 5 Num 689 Mon. May 08, 2006  
   
Metropolitan


Int'l Red Cross Day today


Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BRCS) will observe the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day today in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world in a befitting manner.

This year's slogan of the day is "Universal assistance through volunteering" that calls for mobilising the whole society with a positive outlook as well as human values to render service to all distressed people at home and abroad.

BRCS chairman Advocate Harun Al Rashid, MP said this at a press conference at the Jatiya Press Club in the city yesterday.

President Tajuddin Ahmed and Prime Minister Khaleda Zia issued separate messages on the occasion.