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Economic Census reports released in Sylhet dist

Sylhet Correspondent

The Economic Cencus-2013 Report on the Sylhet district was opened in a seminar at the conference room of deputy commissioner’s office on Thursday.

Deputy Commissioner Joinal Abadin presided over the seminar while Divisional Commissioner Jamal Uddin Ahmed was present at the event as chief guest.

Among others, Civil Surgeon Dr Habibur Rahman, Chairman of Gulapgonj upazila Hafiz Najmul Islam, Chairman of Kanaighat upazila Asik Chowdhury, Chairman of Balagonj Abdal Miah, DD of Information Sylhet Office Julia Jasmin Mili, DD of Primary Education Tahmina Khatun and Director of The Economic Cencus-2013 Report Dildar Hossain attended the programme as special guests.

Divisional Commissioner Jamal Uddin Ahmed formally unveiled the cover of the book incorporating the district reports. He said, the reports would provide various information on economic, industry and business at district, upazila and union levels.

He further said, the reports would help all to get information on different income earning sectors, in formulating policies and undertaking development programmes for the country.

Deputy Director (Additional Charge) of District Statistics Office SM Anisuzzaman gave the welcome address and presented the keynote of the reports through multimedia projector.

He said, the economic census is the complete enumeration of the full set of economic units belonging to a given population at a particular time with respect to well-defined economic characteristics.

Mentionable, the District Economic Cencus-2013 Report was prepared by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). It was first conducted in December 1986, then in 2001 in two phases- in rural areas in April and in urban areas in May, and finally from 31 March to 31 May in 2013, said Abdul Alim.

All the district level officials, local elites and journalists also attended the seminar.

Regional Bishwa Ijtema starts in Sylhet

Three-day long Regional level Bishwa Ijtema, the Global Congregation, started on 200 acres of land at Bypass  Road area of Mullargawn  Union Under Dakshin Surma Upazila in Sylhet from Thursday evening through the aam-bayaan (general sermon). It is scheduled to be end through Akheri Munajat on early Saturday.

Sylhet will tremble with devotees Allahu-Akbar and amin voice. this will held in adjacent to sunamgonj bypas if south surma. 12 lakh devotees take part in it. In investigation it is found that about 200 acre of land is acquire for it. A large pandel established there. 11 khitta will built. 200 mosque will be formed. A large uzokhana where 5 to 6 thousand devotee perform their uzo. With that another 35 to 40 uzokhana will establish. One side of the filed 2 thousand toilet, 5 deep tube well and 12 to 15 tube well will be set.

Amir and workers of tablig zamat said at the first of January 32 to district iztema will be held on tongi. in sylhet about 10 to 12 lakh devotee will gather. of them many are foreigner. He said senior leaders of sylhet tablig decide to held 3 day iztema but their is no president or G.S without allocation of money the work start. people from all parts of society help according to their strength. No labour recruited, people give labour spontaneuosly. Sylhet District administration, Sylhet City corporation and political leaders take part in it.

The Ijtema is non-political, and therefore it draws people of all persuasion. Prayer is held for the spiritual adulation, exaltation and welfare of the Muslims community.

This immensely popular program gives the people of the southern region an opportunity to interact with Muslims from other parts of the countries.

Sylhet City Corporation, district and police administrations, law enforcing agencies took special arrangements for the large number of devotees living within a confined space, said CEO of SCC.

D.C of Sylhet Md Zainal Abedin said, we give full co-operation for iztema. District administration set tube well, current system and road development. He said police and upazilla administration take proper step for the welfare of devotees.

Watch tower, control room, forces with and without dress deployed at the venue to maintain law and order, traffic and discipline, said Sylhet Metropolitan Police commissioner.

93.37% pass JSC in Sylhet Board

More than 90% examinees have passed the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations this year in Sylhet Education Board.

A total of 93.37% students came out successful in the class VIII terminal examinations. A total of 10,255 students gained GPA 5.

Controller of Sylhet Education board  Samsul Islam will formally announce the results at a press briefing in his Office conference room around 12pm.

As many as 1,30,703 students from appeared in this year’s examinations.

The number of JSC examinees is 1,30,703 Of them, 68,786 are males while 53,248 are females.

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