Govt ensures equal rights for all: land minister

PABNA, May 26, 2017 (BSS) - Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif today said the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ensured equal rights and opportunities for all citizens of the country.

The minister said this while distributing allowances among the old, widows and disabled people and financial assistance among students belonging to small ethnic groups at Atghoriya Upazila Parishad auditorium in the district.

Additional Police Super Jahurul Haque, Deputy Director of Social Service Department in Pabna A Amin, Social Service Officer Asafudullha, Atghoriya Upazila Assistant Commissioner (land) Golam Morshed and Upazila Fisheries Officer Shakila Jahan, among others, addressed the function with Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Akram Ali in the chair.

Sharif said the present government earned tremendous success in poverty alleviation in the country through various development works.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)