International Day of Older Persons-2010

Like every year, RIC this year also celebrated International Day of Older Persons (IDOP). The celebration of this day bears a special significance as general people, media, NGOs become more focused on ageing issues on this particular day.

This year, RIC under the European Union aided project POPP observed the day in a befitting manner in Dhaka and 21 unions of the project in Gangachara, Gazipur and Moheshkhali Under Gazipur, Rangpur and cox’sbazar districts.

Baul songs presented were composed highlighting ageing issues to let audience become aware through entertainment. The musical team atop a truck moved along major thoroughfares like TSC and New Market areas and ended at the Rabindra Sarobar. Journalists from both electronic and printing media were present. /p>