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‘Anti-tobacco campaign should be strengthened’

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Health Desk-- 25 May, 2018: National Anti-Tobacco Platform under Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) gave a person and an organisation ‘Tobacco Control Awards-2018’ at a programme for their significant contribution to discouraging the use of tobacco.

Dr Md Mostafa Zaman received the award under the publication and research category while Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) was awarded under the institution category at the programme at the PKSF auditorium on Thursday.

State Minister for Health and Family Welfare Zahid Malik was present as the chief guest while National Prof Brig (retd) Abdul Malik attended the event as the special guest.

Chairman of PKSF Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, also convener of Anti-Tobacco Platform, presided over the function.

State Minister Zahid Malik in his speech expressed the hope that ‘National Anti-Tobacco Platform’ would play an important role in stepping up the anti-tobacco campaign.