Dr. Wazed Mia was greedless and humble man: Palak
Published: 08:34 PM, 16 February 2021
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak said that prominent nuclear scientist and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s husband Dr. M A Wazed Miah was an honest, humble and white minded man. He worked tirelessly for welfare of the country, nation and people with enormous talent and creativity throughout his career.
The state minister said this while addressing a discussion meeting on the occasion of Wazed Mia's 80th birthday on Tuesday, organized by the Department of Information and Communication Technology.
Noting that internationally acclaimed scientist Wazed Miah never showed power even from very close to power, the state minister said it was one of the biggest aspects of his life. He was a humble, polite, good-natured and liberal man.
Mentioning Dr. Wazed Mia as a person with sharp talent and politically conscious person, the state minister said, Dr. Wazed played a courageous role on the highway during our freedom movement led by Bangabandhu.
Referring to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's late husband Wazed Mia as an ideal father, he further said Wajed Miah's eligible son Sajeeb Wazed Joy is an internationally aclaimed IT engineer and his daughter Saima Wazed Putul is an international autism specialist.
The ICT Minister thanked the concerned authorities including the Ministry of Education for approving the establishment of Dr. Wazed Mia Agricultural University in Natore. At this time, the state minister also called upon all to present the ideals of this famous scientist to the present and future generations.
He said Wazed Miah's dream of Rooppur nuclear power plant is on track today.
Palak said because he worked selflessly for the nation. The young generations should follow the ideals of Dr. Wazed to become greedless citizens with patriotic zeal in building a technologically advanced and economically developed Bangladesh to realise the dream of Bangabandhu. Inspired by the ideals of Wazed Mia, the soul of Wazed Mia will find peace only if a technology-based and knowledge-based Bangladesh is built under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he added.
The meeting was chaired by NM Ziaul Alam, Senior Secretary, Department of Information and Communication Technology. Additional Secretary of the Department of Information and Communication Technology, Ms. Reena Parveen, Rangpur DC Asib Ahsan, director of the Atomic Energy Commission Syed Mohammad Hossain, Dr. AKM Chayadat Hossain Bakul, President of MA Wazed Mia Foundation, Tajimul Islam Shamim, Municipal Mayor of Pirganj and General Secretary of Upazila Awami League were attain the metting through virtually.
At the end of the meeting a special munajat was offered seeking the eternal peace of the departed soul of Dr. Wazed Miah.