Country witnesses notable progress in past 10 years: Swapan

GOPALGANJ, State Minister for Rural Development and Cooperatives Swapan Bhattacharjee said Bangladesh achieved a remarkable progress in the past 10 years as the present government implemented various peoplecentric programmes.

The present government is sincerely working to materialize dreams of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, he told a seminar titled Amar Gram (my village) Amar Shahor (My city) here.

Director General of Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development (BAPARD) Presided over the seminar while Director (Administration) of BAPARD Dr Alamgir Hossain, leaders of Kotalipara upazila unit of Awami League and officials and representatives of local government bodies, among others, attended the seminar.

Bangladesh emerged as an independent country under the courageous leadership of Bangabandhu Soon after independence of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu had undertaken an arduous task of building a 'Golden Bangladesh' reconstructing the warravaged country, the state minister said.

Swapan urged the people of all strata to supplement the efforts of the government for building an economically advanced country.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)