Ensuring govt services for poor underscored

23 September, 2016 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: Speakers at a function here on Wednesday underscored the need for ensuring the government services for the poor to change their socio economic conditions to build a prosperous country.
  "Emphasis should be given to find out the problems of the poor on priority basis and how to solve those without delay through united efforts of all as the development of the country is not possible without changing the lots of the poor", they commented.
  They came up with the comments while addressing an opinion exchange meeting between the federation leaders and the upazila level government officials at the hall room of the upazila parishad on Wednesday.
Palashbari upazila administration and a national NGO RDRS Bangladesh jointly organized the meeting so that the poor people could have access to government services without any hassle.
UNO Mohammad Tofazzal Hossain addressed the meeting as the chief guest and AC (Land) M. Touhidur Rahman was present as the special guest while president of district federation coordination committee Nawab Ali presided over the function.
The UNO in his speech urged the upazila level officials to provide services to the people appropriately to help change the socio-economic condition of the poor and to take the upazila ahead as well. Later, the officials present gave their commitments to stand beside the underprivileged and poor communities of the upazila in a bid to provide their departmental services to them properly to attain the cherished goal.
A good number of government service providers and leaders of community based organization coming from different unions of the upazila including the NGO activists participated.     — BSS