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Foreigners researching Bangladesh’s success in food security: speaker

Speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Dr

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today said foreigners are conducting research on the

success stories of Bangladesh in attaining autarky in food production and

food security.

Adoption and implementation of time-befitting decisions by the government

of Bangladesh led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and relentless endevours of

the farmers have made the country self-reliant on food to ensure food

security, she said.

Dr Chaudhury said this while exchanging views with local people and

addressing street rallies held at different places of Barodorga and

Bhendabari unions in her parliamentary constituency of Pirganj upazila as the

chief guest.

Narrating massive developments across the country in last 10 years, the

speaker said local leaders and workers of Awami League (AL) and its associate

bodies should highlight and disseminate the development messages among the

common people.

She said Bangladesh is now a role global model for development of all

sectors, including development and empowerment of women.

During post liberation periods, Bangladesh has achieved the biggest pride

of fulfilling criteria for graduation from least developed countries to

attain the status of developing nations under the leadership of Prime

Minister Sheikh Hasina, she said.

With continuing support of the common people, we will be able to build a

middle income nation by 2021, a completely developing country by 2024 and a

developed and prosperous Bangladesh by 2041, Dr Shirin said.

As a result of concrete and well-planned planning and diligent efforts of

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the digital Bangladesh has now become a reality

enabling the country to enter the developing world.

She called upon young generations to use social media for building their

brighter future, innovating creative works and development of the country and

not using the same to create rumors and confusion.

The present government has already implemented the commitments made

before the 10th Jatiya Sangsad election.

We have already given electricity to every house and implemented massive

infrastructural developments of roads, culverts, bridges, schools, colleges,

mosques, madrashas, temples and other institutions in Pirganj upazila, she

said.

Citing the epoch-making success of the present government in raising

production of electricity to all-time record 20,000MW in the country, she

said the marginal students at the grassroots are getting the opportunity to

study in electrical light.

The speaker said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

has gifted the Bengali nation an independent and sovereign Bangladesh by

suffering in jails and tolerating untold oppression, torture and abuse

throughout his life.

For building the developed Sonar Bangla free from hunger, poverty and

discrimination as dreamt by Bangabandhu, you (people) have to continue your

support and assistance to Prime Minsiter Sheikh Hasina in future, she said.

Presided over by President of Barodorga union AL Saiful Islam Dulal, Joint

Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs Jahangir Alam Bulbul, Senior Vice-

president of district AL Chhayadat Hossain Bakul, Pirganj Municipal Mayor SM

Tazimul Islam Shamim and Rangpur Zila Parishad Member Monayem Sarkar Manu and

Barodorga Union Chairman Nurul Haque spoke on the occasion.

Earlier, the speaker went to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for visiting

ailing President of district Chhatra League Mehedi Hasan Rony.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)