FARIDPUR Jan, 6, 2017 (BSS) - LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain today said now the people of Bangladesh are living in unbounded peace, prosperity and happiness due to the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The minister was speaking at Kabi Jasimuddin hall as the chief guest while distributing blankets among cold affected poor people of Faridpur Pourasabha area. About 3000 blankets were distributed among poor people.
The Minister said that more 7000 blankets will be distributed among such needy people of the 11 unions of Sadar upazilla.
Mosharraf disclosed that the river Kumar, which is the life line of this town and also the district, a tributary of river Padma will be re-excavated soon at an estimated cost of Taka 300 crore.
He also informed that the link canals of Kumar will also be re-excavated for irrigation purpose. The meeting presided over by Poura Awami League president Nazmul Islam Khondoker Levi was also addressed by Deputy Comissioner Umme Salma Tanzia and Sadar upazilla chairman Khondoker Mohtesham Hossain Babor.
Later, the minister attended the Faridpur part of the three-day 'Biswa Ijtema' being held at Adampur in the suburb of the town.
He also offered his Juma prayer along with lakh of 'Musallis' who have come from different part of the district to attend the Ijtema which began on Thursday.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)