Thursday, 18 August, 2022

‘Ansar-VDP becomes driving force of socio-economic dev’

RANGPUR: Ansar and Village Defense Party (VDP), the biggest and well-organised unique volunteer force in the world, has become a driving force to make a revolution in socio-economic progress in building a developed digital Bangladesh.

Rangpur Range Director of Ansar-VDP Md Abdus Samad expressed the view at the annual rally of Sadar Upazila Ansar-VDP held at Rangpur Town Hall auditorium here on Saturday as the chief guest.

Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Most Nur Nahar Begum presided over the rally moderated by Kawnia Upazila Ansar-VDP Officer Most Ferdousi Akhter.

Sadar Upazila Chairman Nasima Zaman Boby, Ansar-VDP Unnayan Bank Regional Director Md Abdul Alim, District Commandant (Additional Charge) of Ansar-VDP Hafiz Al Moammar Gaddafi, Sadar Upazila Livestock Officer Dr ASM Sadekur Rahman, Sadar Upazila Family Planning Officer Md Sihab Uddin Sheikh and Officer-in-Charge of Rangpur Sadar Kotwali police station Md Mostafizur Rahman spoke as special guests.

Sadar Upazila Ansar-VDP Officer Md. Sekendar Ali delivered a welcome speech narrating the historic role of Ansar-VDP in the War of Liberation and performance of the organisation in speeding up national development.

The chief guest said that Ansar-VDP has been fulfilling its responsibility of ensuring security in various important places of the country and has earned credibility of the government and people as well.

“After achieving independence through the War of Liberation, we are now implementing the vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to build a developed Sonar Bangla as dreamed by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” he said.

“Becoming the successors of the valiant freedom fighters, we will win this struggle too in building a developed, happy and prosperous Bangladesh free from hunger, poverty, militancy, crimes and drugs,” he said.

He said the rally is important at a time when the tide of development is flowing around the country and Ansar-VDP is actively participating in the uplift activities like its participation in the War of Liberation at the call of Bangabandhu.

He urged all officers and members of Ansar-VDP at all levels to discharge their duties with utmost dedication, honesty and sincerity.

Later, the chief guest distributed prizes including bicycles, sewing machines and umbrellas among the members in recognition of their good works.