Golapganj Upozilla Welfare Association has observed its Silver Jubilee on 11 January in Amanah
Centre in East London. Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow attended the Silver Jubilee
event as Chief Guest. One of the most olden Upozilla based organisation, Golapganj Upozilla
Welfare Association’s present Convenor Abdul Hai presided over the meeting and organisation’s
Member Secretary Fajlul Haque jointly conducted it. The First Secretary of Bangladesh High
Commission to the UK Saem Ahmed was present as the special guest. The speakers urged the
members of this organisation to expand and spread its activities.
A dua was held for the former members of this organisation who passed away.
Association’s 22 first members were given award for as an appreciation of their contribution.
In the second part of the Silver Jubilee event, a colourful cultural programme took place where
famous UK singers took part.
Other notable community leader who attended the event included Mujibur Rahman, Montaj Miah,
Nurul Islam, S A Ahad, Najmul Islam Nuru, Joynal Uddin, Asad Uddin, Abdul Muhit, Cllr Rajib Ahmed,
former Mayor Daras Ullah, former Deputy Mayor Akikir Rahman, Aminul Haque Zillu, Abdul Basir,
Zillur Rahman, Abdul Qayum Hannan, A K Abdullah, Mokhlu Miah, Mohiuddin Foyez, Selim, Sub
Uddin, Mostofa Miah, Joshim Uddin, Sirajul Islam, Farid Uddin and others.