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Govt working relentlessly for women dev

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  • 9 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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Govt working relentlessly for women dev

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RAJSHAHI: The present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly for the development of women.

Taking the issue of women importance to the nation-building process into special consideration the government has adopted diversified programmes so that the womenfolk can contribute to take the nation forward spontaneously.

Administrative officials came up with the observation while addressing an orientation workshop for the grassroots population at Paba Upazila Parishad hall room in the district on Tuesday.

District Information Office (DIO) organised the workshop in association with its project titled “Awareness Communication Programme for Children and Women Development” discussing and devising ways and means on how to attain the cherished goal.

Commissioner of Rajshahi division Dr Humayun Kabir addressed the meeting as chief guest, while Upazila Nirbahi Officer Lashmi Chakma was in the chair.

Civil Surgeon Dr Quiume Talukder, DIO Director Farhad Hossain and its Deputy Director Nafeyala Nasrin and Upazila Vice-chairman Wazed Ali also spoke.

Terming the present government as women-friendly Dr Humayun Kabir said the government has attached top priority for women development.

He put emphasis on both men-women equal participation for achieving the SDGs by 2030 coupled with building a developed and prosperous Bangladesh by 2041.

Dr Kabir called for a concerted effort of all the government and non-government organisations concerned for freeing the women and children from all sorts of violence and repression.

Utmost emphasis should be given on physical and mental development of the children, he added.