From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Abdul Awal Mintoo wrote 300 letters to his eldest son Tabith Awal, advising him on everything from student politics to agriculture. It was his dearest wish that Tabith would enter public service, for he had high hopes that the youth would eventually implement the many changes the city desperately required. It is this strong sense of civic duty that he passed on to his son, which Tabith Awal has displayed throughout his life in various ways, and it is this drive for continual improvement that he is bringing to the Mayoral Office for the Dhaka North City Corporation.
Tabith Awal won his first election when he was 14 years old. He had stood for the high school student council presidency at the American International School, Dhaka. The school had accepted his nomination as a joke, for it was unheard of that a freshman would rank [Details]
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