Media role vital to country’s overall progress

RAJSHAHI, Speakers at a meeting here today mentioned that the present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been functioning relentlessly for by and large advance in the country.

They told the meeting that successes in some fields like Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar, Ashrayian, Digital Bangladesh, Community Clinic and Mental Health, Education Support, Women empowerment, power for all and social safety net have become visible which are being adjudged as indicators of attaining sustainable development goals.

The observations came in a viewsharing meeting with local journalists including editors of the local newspapers and other stakeholders titled Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Ten Special Initiatives held at the conference hall of Hotel Nice International in Rajshahi city.

Regional Office of Press Information Department (PID) organized the meeting disseminating success stories of the special initiatives in 10 major sectors including environmental development and investmentfriendly atmosphere.

Deputy Principal Information Officer of Regional PID Afrazur Rahman addressed the meeting as focal person. It was also addressed, among others, by Editor of Dainik Barta SM Abdul Kader, Editor of Daily Sonali Sangbad Liakat Ali and Editor of Sonar Desh Akbarul Hassan Millat.

Office Heads and their representatives who are working here for successful implementation of the ten special initiatives presented their respective success stories in the meeting.

Afrazur Rahman mentioned that development achieved in education, agriculture, health, poverty alleviation, social safetynet, power generation, road communication, women and children development, women empowerment, digitisation, ICT and other sectors are now being widely appreciated in both home and abroad.

He said the present government has attained remarkable success in all development fields and urged the journalists and other stakeholders to put in their collective efforts to uphold the success in the days ahead.

Besides, he narrated the huge successes achieved in all sectors in the process of implementing Vision 2021, Charter of Changes and digitization program to accelerate development.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)