Increase the use of modern technology for haor agriculture: President

President M Abdul Hamid today

asked all concerned to increase the use of modern technology in agriculture

sector in haor region.

Utilize the local potentials to change your fates, he said while

exchanging views with a cross section of people including local political

leaders and distinguished persons at Rastropati Abdul Hamid Auditorium-cum-

Community Centre here this evening.

He added: Work jointly with open mind . . .Shun respective personal envy

for the sake of a comprehensive development.

President Hamid also stressed considering the environment prior to doing

any development works so that no development activities harm the haor


Try to develop your own area . . . If it is possible to develop the

overall condition of the poor, then whole country will be developed to the


President Hamid told the people, who raised various questions during the

meeting, that people should inform the problems to your representatives

including Union Parishad (UP) member, chairman, upazila chairman and local


If they are quite unable to solve the problems, then I will handle it, if

necessary, he replied after giving a patient hearing of various queries of a

cross section of people in the meeting.

Referring to local disputes, the President urged the educated and elites to

settle the disputes instantly as it is not to difficult to give a solution of

the problems for them.

He asked all to work for the welfare of the country and its people keeping

their hopes and aspirations in mind.

He called upon all irrespective of political affiliation to forge unity

for doing good things which would help them to build a peaceful society.

Several lawmakers including local lawmaker Redwan Ahmed Towfiq and local

elected representatives including union parishad chairman, members and

upazila parishad chairmen and concerned secretaries to the President were

present there.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)