Chittagong Bureau : A freshers’ reception and farewell to outgoing SSC candidates of Gatiadenga Alhaj Safia-Mamtazul Hoque School and College was held at school premises on Tuesday. The function was chaired by the chairman of IMS Group and noted industrialist Alhaj Abul Bashar Abu . Former Lions Governor and the Chief Executive of Mamata NGO Alhaj Rafique Ahmed MJF graced the occasion as chief guest. Among others Md. Shahriar, Abdul Mabud chowdhury, Ahmed Mia, Alhaj Mostaque ahmed and Alhaj Nurul Alam Faruqui were present in it as special guest. The chief guest in his brief deliverations said Alhaj Abul Bashar Abu has created enough opportunities for poor students of Gatiadanga for study through establishing a school . The chair in his address said there is no alterntive of education for development of the society and said the school students are the future of the country.