Date
23 Jan 2020
Location
BRAC Center, Bangladesh
Yidan Prize for Education Development 2019 Award Presentation Ceremony
Dr Charles Chen Yidan, founder of the Yidan Prize presented the prestigious award to Sir Fazle’s family. Ms Tamara Hasan Abed, daughter of Sir Fazle and Mr Shameran Abed, son of Sir Fazle accepted the award on his behalf.

Dr Charles Chen Yidan, Founder of the Yidan Prize, visited the BRAC Head Office in Dhaka to present the prestigious Yidan Prize for Education Development 2019 Award. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed’s daughter and son accepted the award on his behalf. Sir Fazle received the award for his groundbreaking work on education in September 2019.

During a visit to Sir Fazle in October 2019, the Yidan Prize Foundation learned, directly from this iconic figure in international development, his visionary approach and pivotal role in changing the course of education in Bangladesh.

After Sir Fazle’s passing on 20 December, 2019, Dr Charles Chen Yidan visited Dhaka to pay his respect and present the award in person to his family. Dr Chen also visited a BRAC school in Banani and an Early Childhood Development (ECD) center in Banasree, during his two-day visit to the city.

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Dr Charles Chen Yidan, Founder of the Yidan Prize presented the prestigious award to Sir Fazle’s family. Ms Tamara Hasan Abed, daughter of Sir Fazle and Mr Shameran Abed, son of Sir Fazle accepted the award on his behalf.
Interview with Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, Yidan Prize for Education Development Laureate 2019