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Don't pay heed to rumours: PM Sheikh Hasina urges countrymen

Sun Online Desk     12th August, 2018 11:46:57 printer

Don't pay heed to rumours: PM Sheikh Hasina urges countrymen

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday requested to countrymen and students for not paying heed to rumour.

 

“We  established digital Bangladesh for well and modern education. It is not for spreading rumour,” the prime minister said.

 

The Prime Minister said that road accidents have been reduced than past as government took various steps.

 

“It is very matter of regret that two students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College were killed by road accident,” she said.

 

The prime minister said unfit vehicles are not permitted for  plying on the road as it is one of cause of road crash.

 

The Prime Minister said this while speaking at a programme at Armed Forces Medical College ground after laying the foundation stone of an underpass at a road adjacent to Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment School and College in the city.

 

“Pedestrians should check left and right during road crossing. We have been taken various steps for building flyover in different places in the capital to reduce road accidents.” the prime minister said.

 

She said “Education can alleviate  poverty from country. No nation can develop without education.”

 

Dia Khanam Mim and Abdul Karim Rajib, students of Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College, were killed as a bus belonging to Jabal-e-Noor Paribhaban ploughed through a crowd while competing with another bus of the same company.

 

After the tragic accident, fellow students and guardians staged demonstrations across the country demanding road safety and exemplary punishment for the killers.

 

During their movement, the students raised their nine-point demand, including capital punishment to reckless drivers. At that time, they also inspected documents of vehicles and driving licenses of drivers.

 

Earlier, the prime minister donated savings certificates amounting to Tk 20 lakh to each of the families of Mim and Rajib.

 

She also presented five buses to Shaheed Ramiz Uddin Cantonment College for transportation of its students.


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