PM determined to build Smart Bangladesh by 2041: Speaker

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmim

Chaudhury has said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is marching forward for building a smart Bangladesh by 2041.

"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is progressing amid expressing strong

commitment for building smart Bangladesh through Information Technology,

practice of knowledge and science and inclusive economic development by 2041", she said.

Dr Shirin Sharmin said as the chief guest while attending a programme titled

'Nordic Day-2023' jointly organized by embassies of Denmark, Norway, Finland

and Sweden in Bangladesh at Radisson Blue Water Garden hotel here on Monday.

Royal Norwegian Ambassador to Bangladesh Espen Rikter-Svendsen, Swedish

Ambassador Alexandra Berg von Linde, Danish Ambassador to Bangladesh, HE Ms.

Winnie Estrup Petersen and Ambassador of Finland to Bangladesh Ritva Koukku-

Ronde, among others, attended the function.

Seeking cooperation from the Nordic countries, the Speaker said, "We need

assistance from the Nordic countries for safely repatriation of the Rohingyas

from Bangladesh as excellent relations and necessary development aid are

already being exists between Bangladesh and the Nordic countries".

Even the peoples of Bangladesh are always remember the Nordic countries

cooperation which had been extended on the way to fulfill the target of the

Independence achieved under the leadership of Father of the Nation

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

Noting the diplomatic relations with Nordic countries, the Jatiya Sangsad

Speaker said Bangladesh is celebrating the 50 years of diplomatic relations

with the Nordic countries, saying that the relations need to be more

strengthen and sustainable as develop partner of the Nordic countries.

Noted diplomats, elite personalities, invited guests and representatives from

Mass media were also attended at the function.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha