Mostafizur stresses drug elimination for smooth national development

Minister for Primary and Mass Education

Advocate Mostafizur Rahman, MP, has said elimination of drug trading and

abuse is of the essence for continuation of smooth national development.

The administration should take a more stern position to resolve the

biggest problem of drug, Mostafizur said while addressing an anti-drug rally

at Ambari Bazar Eidgah ground in Parbotipur upazila of Dinajpur on Thursday

as the chief guest.

Dinajpur district administration and Department of Narcotics Control

jointly organised the rally to create anti-drug mass awareness with a view to

building a society free from drugs.

With Dinajpur Deputy Commissioner Dr Abu Naim Muhammad Abdus Sabur in the

chair, Director General (Additional Secretary) of the Department of Narcotics

Control Jamal Uddin Ahmed addressed the rally as the special guest.

The minister said The drug aggression is destroying the country

hindering the national development process. Therefore, we must free the

society from drug addicts and drug vendors for ensuring smooth national


None can stop the current development trend that has started in the

country under the able leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. So why,

drug must not be eliminated to continue the development process, he said.

Jamal Uddin Ahmed said Bangladesh is changing every day and the country

has already become a global role model of development under the leadership of

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Superintendent of Dinajpur Police Abu Sayem, Deputy Director of

Department of the Narcotics Control Masud Hossain, Additional Superintendent

of Police (Fulbari Circle) Rafiqul Islam and Parbotipur Upazila Nirbahi

Officer Rehanul Haq were present.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)