Govt working relentlessly for people’s welfare: Speaker

RANGPUR Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr. Shirin

Sharmin Chaudhury today said the government has relentlessly been working for

ensuring welfare of the common people.

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, massive development

activities are underway in Pirganj upazila as elsewhere in the country and

Pirganj will be turned into a model upazila in near future, she said.

The Speaker was addressing a function on Launching official paddy

procurement drive and distribution of cost-free chemical fertilizers and

maize seeds at Pirganj upazila parishad auditorium in her Rangpur-6

(Pirganj) constituency as chief guest.

The Speaker said the present government has taken elaborate agriculture-

friendly programs, including distribution of cost-free fertilizers and seeds

among small and marginal farmers.

She directed the authorities concerned to carry out the paddy procurement

activities more transparently.

If we can empower women, half of the country's population, with different

trainings, the dream of building a developed country can be materialized ,

she said

Dr. Shirin said fifty academic buildings of different educational

institutions have been constructed in Pirganj upazila in last five years and

the country is moving ahead toward all spheres of the national life ,

including education, as such the present government is committed to continue

its mammoth development programs, she said.

The Speaker inaugurated construction works of 28 educational institutions

of the upazila by laying down foundation stones at Pirganj upazila parishad

premises.

Later, she addressed the fresher's reception, accorded to the newly admitted

intermediate level female students and witnessed a cultural function at

Bhendabari Mohila College as chief guest.

The Speaker also distributed 1,000 pieces of 'Bandhu Chula' and sewing

machines and tube wells at Bhendabari union parishad premises and addressed a

function there.

With Pirganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer T M Momin in the chair, the function

was attended among others , by President of Pirganj upazila Awami League (AL)

Advocate Azizur Rahman Ranga, its General Secretary and Pirganj Municipal

Mayor Abu Saleh Mohammad Tazimul Islam Shamim, Pirganj Upazila Chairman Noor

Mohammad Mondal and its Vice-Chairman Shafiur Rahman Mondal Milon.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)