Bangladesh archives unprecedented success in 11 yrs: lawmakers


24th January, 2020 10:16:27 printer

Bangladesh archives unprecedented success in 11 yrs: lawmakers

Lawmakers from treasury and opposition benches on Friday said Bangladesh achieved an “unprecedented success” in its different sectors in the last 11 years.

They said this while taking part in the discussion on thanksgiving motion on President Abdul Hamid’s address to the House on January 9 this year.

Awami League lawmakers Md Shafiqur Rahman, Md Faridul Haque Khan, Mohammad Iqbal Hossain, Md Abdul Majid Khan, Md Muslem Uddin and AKM Fazlul Haque and Jatiya Party MP Md Mujibul Haque took part in the discussion.

Bangladesh has achieved a tremendous success in all sectors, including food production, housing, social safety-net, health and law and order, under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, they said, adding the country is now ahead of many nations in all socioeconomic and development indexes.

The poverty rate has declaimed remarkably after the country gained a marked progress in its socioeconomic arena, the lawmakers said, adding the country will be free from poverty by 2041.

Blaming Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) for its negative politics, the treasury bench lawmakers said they (BNP) introduced the politics of killing, terrorism, corruption and anarchy in the country.

They thanked the President for his time-worthy speech, saying that President Abdul Hamid in his 63-page speech has projected the government’s success in all sectors the last 11 years under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and outlined the government’s future plans for transforming the country into a developed and prosperous one by 2041.

Highlighting the President’s speech on the celebration of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the lawmakers said celebration of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary will remain as a milestone in the country’s history.

Earlier, the lawmakers paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for his sacrifice and contribution to establishing an independent Bangladesh.