Bangladesh Police Co-operative Society Limited (Polwell) has been awarded the 'National Cooperative Award 2019'.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presented the award via video conference at Bangabandhu International Conference Center at a ceremony on Saturday to mark the 49th National Cooperative Day 2020.
The ceremony was built around the message, 'Bangabandhur Darshan, Somobaye Unnoyon (Bangabandhu's Philosophy, Cooperative Development)'.
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Bangladesh and Polwell's Chairman, Dr Benazir Ahmed, BPM (Bar) received the award.
Polwell was recognized as the best co-operative society in the 'Officers/Employees, Transport Workers' category.
A gold medal and a letter of commendation were given as prizes.