Jatiya Press Club General Secretary Farida Yasmin said, “Sheikh Hasina emerged as a blessing in the political ground of Bangladesh on May 17, 1981 to materialise the country as 'Sonar Bangla’, a dream of the Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.”
She came up with this comment while speaking as chief guest at a discussion programme held at a party centre in New York.Awami League New York unit organised the programme on Sheikh Hasina’s Homecoming Day on May 17.
Farida Yasmin said, “Bangladesh has turned around due to Sheikh Hasina’s foresightful leadership. Bangladesh is going to become a middle income country before 2021. If her leadership continues, Bangladesh will reach the stair of a developed country before 2041.”
During her speech, Farida Yasmin also said the spirit of the Liberation War has to be upheld from generation to generation.
“Bangladeshi expatriates have an immense contribution in the development of country,” She added.