President Abdul Hamid on Monday ordered the National Human Rights Commission to play a strong role in protecting human rights on its own initiative without depending on others.
He said this when a delegation headed by Commission Chairman Nasima Begum went to present the Commission's Annual Report-2021 to him at Bangabhaban.
During the meeting, the delegation briefed the President about the overall activities of the Commission and various aspects of the annual report.
President Hamid also asked the Human Rights Commission to properly fulfill the responsibilities assigned to them.
Alongside, he suggested raising public awareness about human rights at the grass root level. Besides giving necessary advice to the government to protect human rights, the President also directed the Human Rights Commission to work for their implementation.
The president's secretaries were also present during the meeting.