MNA Education Desk: A total of 265 university students have been awarded the Prime Minister Gold Medal by Sheikh Hasina for their academic achievements.
The prime minister handed over the gold medals for 2015 and 2016 at her office on Sunday, under the auspices of the University Grants Commission.
She praised the students and their guardians and said she was proud of them.
The PM also recognised the institutions and spoke of the need to broaden opportunities for intellectual development.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Secondary and Higher Education Secretary Md Sohrab Hossain also spoke. Abdul Mannan, chairman of the University Grants Commission, chaired the programme.