Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday highlighted the role of youths in building ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports BSS.
“The youth are the life force of society and future leaders of the country. Bangabandhu’s dream - ‘Sonar Bangla’ and ‘Smart Bangladesh’ - will be established by developing the country’s youths,” she said. She made the remarks while attending the ‘Scholarship Program 2022’ organized by Prime Bank Foundation at La Meridien Hotel in the capital, said a press release.
Dr Shirin said, “The Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, had called upon the young generation to get engaged in the reconstruction of the war-torn country. In continuance to his actions, unprecedented development of Bangladesh in the field of education has been achieved under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Currently, record progress in women’s education is noticeable...The participation of women in medical education has increased significantly.” “Stipend money is reaching the mobile phones of students’ mothers. Today, the progress in the education sector of this country is being lauded around the world,” the speaker said, urging everyone to work together to provide world-class education to the students.
She also said that the government is working to ensure inclusive economic growth and is committed to implement economic plans and policies inclusive of backward communities besides adopting farmer-friendly and women and child-friendly programs.
The speaker expressed the hope that Prime Bank Foundation will work to strengthen the hands of the Prime Minister in building smart governance, smart community, smart citizen and smart Bangladesh.
Prime Bank Chairman Azam J Chowdhury chaired the event as a special guest.
Prime Bank Foundation Advisor Professor Syed Manjurul Islam and Foundation CEO Iqbal Anwar also delivered speeches. Dignitaries and media workers were present on the occasion.