DHAKA: Special classes on the landmark verdict on the maritime dispute over the Bay of Bengal between Bangladesh and Myanmar were held in different schools and colleges across the country.
Some three crore students simultaneously participated the classes and gained knowledge about our victory.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid was present at the class at Motijheel Model High School of the city on Sunday morning.
“The special classes were organized with a view to giving the concept on the historical verdict on maritime boundary with Myanmar to the students,” said the minister.
He said that it is the responsibility of all students to know about the boundary of own country, its resources, strong and weak points.
Among others, director general of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Department Noman Ur Rahman, president of Motijheel Model High School committee Aulad Hossain and headmaster Ranjit Kumar were present at the class.
Earlier on May 24, an order was sent to secondary and higher education officers of all districts.
On March 14, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) passed the verdict giving Bangladesh its right over the Bay of Bengal.
BDST: 1210 HRS, JUN 10, 2012
Edited by: Shahin Afroz, Newsroom Editor
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