Kamal Ahmed receives ‘FOBANA Award’
Federation of Bangladeshi Association in North America, (FOBANA) Canada gave away, "FOBANA Award" to Kamal Ahmed, Director of External Service, Bangladesh Betar for his significant contribution in radio transmission at home and abroad.
Based in Canada, FOBANA is the leading professional and non political social organization of Bangladeshi citizens living in the North American region. Each year FOBANA honours Bangladeshi dignitaries as a part of its Patriotic Commitment. This year, they selected Kamal Ahmed as the guest of honour at 31st FOBANA Convention.
Kamal Ahmed was nominated for FOBANA Award in September 2017 but he could not the ceremony there due to Visa related complexities.
Later Co-convener of FOBANA Canada and Secretary general of Awami league of Canada Mohammed Abdus Salam handed over the FOBANA Award to Kamal Ahmed during a later visit paid by him.
Kamal Ahmed has also received SAARC Cultural Society Award in 2010, Bangabandhu Gobeshona Foundation Award in 2015, Adwaitia Mallabraman Award from Maharaja Birbikram University, India, in 2017 and Beer Shaheed Dhirendranath Dutta Award from Agartala, Tripura, India in 2017.