Thursday, 28 October, 2021
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‘Joint efforts needed to turn Bangladesh into a developed country’

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday said Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina has taken multiple initiatives to provide various urban facilities to villages aiming at turning every village into a town, reports BSS.

“As part of the multi-faceted initiatives, an auditorium-cum-multipurpose hall is being established with all modern facilities in Pirganj upazila. This is a timely decision,” she said.

The Speaker was virtually addressing a ceremony arranged for laying the foundation stone of the 1,000-seat auditorium-cum-multipurpose hall in Pirganj at the initiative of Rangpur district council as the chief guest.

On the occasion, she also inaugurated construction work of the auditorium-cum-multipurpose hall by laying the foundation stone.

“After completion of construction of the auditorium cum-multipurpose hall with all modern facilities, it will play a vital role in meeting the growing demand for holding meetings and seminars,” she said.

Besides, work is underway to set up a multipurpose women’s training center in Bhendabari union of Pirganj at the initiative of Rangpur district council.

The Speaker said there is no more darkness across the country as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has provided electricity facilities to all villages in Bangladesh.

“Power connections have paved the way for development in all rural and remote areas,” she said, adding that concerted efforts of all are essential to implement the pledges of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for building a developed country by 2041.

Presided over by Rangpur District Council Chairman Advocate Safia Khanam, Pirganj Upazila Awami League General Secretary and Pirganj Municipality Mayor ASM Tajimul Islam Shamim moderated the function.

Pirganj Upazila Awami League President Advocate Azizur Rahman Ranga, its vice-president Shahidul Islam Pintu, local leaders of Awami League and its associate bodies, dignitaries and elite were present.