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Prime Minister Hasina urges people to reelect Awami League for continued development, peace

Sun Online Desk     26th February, 2017 07:03:46 printer

Prime Minister Hasina urges people to reelect Awami League for continued development, peace

Sheikh Hasina, president of the ruling Awami League and also Prime Minister of the country, on Sunday urged people to reelect her party in the next general election giving it another chance to serve people.


Mentioning that her government has been working tirelessly for the development of the country and improving socioeconomic conditions of the country people and people are enjoying its outcome. She also told that there are many things are still to be full filled.


Hasina said her government wants to ensure homes for all and reduce the poverty rate further from the existing 22 percent. For doing this, continuation of Awami League government is needed.


She urged everybody to extend their mandate to the Awami League so that the pace of country’s development could be going on uninterruptedly.


Awami league president came up with this call while addressing a mammoth public rally organised by its local unit at Santahar Stadium in Adamdighi in Bogra.


"If you want to see massive development activities, then there should be the continuation of the government,” Sheikh Hasina told adding if the BNP-Jamaat alliance, which had grabbed power illegally, unleashed terrorism, militancy, comes to power, then the country's development will get stalled.


Mentioning that the country's people got independence, economic emancipation and huge development through casting their votes for 'Boat', the election symbol of Awami League, Hasina told the huge gathering, "Please cast your votes for 'Boat' in the next general election, help us became victorious again and thus give us another chance to serve you."


Listing her government's massive successes and achievements in various fields over the last eight years, Hasina said that Bangladesh is the role model of development in international arena.


The AL chief said whenever her party assumed office people got something, but when the BNP-Jamaat took office, the 'sheaf of paddy' turned blight, as there was food deficit in the country. "There were corruption, terrorism, militancy and looting in the country when they (BNP-Jamaat) were in power."


Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif, Food Minister Advocate Qumrul Islam, AL Joint General Secretaries Jahangir Kabir Nanak and Abdur Rahman, AL Organising Secretary Abu Sayed Al Mammud Swapon, MP, Bogra district AL President Alhaj Momtaz Uddin, Whip of National Parliament Shahiduzzanan Sarker, Abdul Mannan, MP, Habibur Rahman, MP, Bogra district AL General Secretary Mujibur Rahman Mojnu, among others, spoke at the rally chaired by Adamdighi AL upazila unit president Ansar Ali Mridha.


Earlier, the Prime Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of a total of 17 projects, worth Tk 316.87 crore, from the rally venue through unveiling the plaques digitally.


From the stadium, Hasina inaugurated the extended part of Nandigram Upazila Complex, Shahjaanpur Thana Bhaban, Integrated Education Programme Building for Visually Impaired Persons, Shibganj Upazila Muktijoddha Complex Bhaban, Sicharpar Cluster Village Project-3, 12 Ashrayan Project at Sariya Kandi, Irrigation Programme through Solar Panel at Adamdighi Upazila, District Family Planning Office Bhuilding, 10-bed Mother and Children Welfare centre at Nungola of Barura Sadar.


She also laid the foundation stones of the construction of Khoisha Kuri Bridge on Sariyakandi Highway, Joybhoga Bridge, Hatfulbari Bridge on Bogra-Sariyakandi Highway, 10-km rural road at Sonatala, Bogra Press Club Bhaban and Extended part of Sonatala Upazila Council administrative building and its hall room.