President, PM urge coastguards to work with patriotism | 2018-02-14 |

President, PM urge coastguards to work with patriotism

    14 February, 2018 12:00 AM printer

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday hoped that members of the Bangladesh Coast Guard would work with patriotism, sincerity, honesty, courage and cordiality to ensure foolproof security of the country’s maritime and coastal regions, reports BSS.

In separate messages on the eve of the 23rd anniversary of Bangladesh Coast Guard and “Coast Guard Day-2018”, they also lauded the role of coastguards in protecting maritime recourses of the country.

President Abdul Hamid said, “Bangladesh achieved legal and economical rights over a large maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal through the verdict of an international court.”

In her speech, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government has already taken various measures to build the coastguard as a capable force.