Robi-Drishty inter-School, College and University debate competition kicked off at the Theatre Institute Chittagong today. Thirty schools from Chittagong, 10 Colleges and 24 Universities from Dhaka and Chittagong are taking part in this debate competition. Robi has been sponsoring this annual event since 2006.
Renowned journalist Mr. Mahfuz Anam, Editor, The Daily Star, inaugurated the debate competition. Ms. Washika Ayesha Khan, MP, Mr. Wahid Malek, Managing Editor, Daily Azadi and Mr. Masud Bakul, President, Drishty were present on the occasion. Nazmul Karim, Chittagong Area Manager and Nadeea Khandker, Manager, CSR & Sponsorship from Robi Axiata Limited were present at the inauguration ceremony.
Thanking Drishty for organizing the event, Robi Chittagong Area Manager said that “Robi is proud to be sponsoring this debate competition for nine straight years. Over the years this competition has come to be seen as a very important educational event in the country. Robi believes in “Igniting the Power Within” and I am confident the participants will do just that in the battle of minds.”
The Robi-Drishty debate competition will end on 30th August 2014.