SHERPUR, Jan 16, 2017 (BSS) - Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury said here today that the government is working with the aim of ensuring for rural people the facilities that are now being enjoyed by the citizens of urban areas.
Referring to various welfare-oriented programmes undertaken by the present government, she said it (government) always wants to serve the people and advance the country.
The minister was distributing warm clothes and stipends among the students of different educational institutions under Nalitabari upazila of the district on Kapasia Shaheed Memorial High School premises.
Additional deputy commissioner Ariful Islam, superintendent of police Rafikul hasan Gani, Nalitabari UNO Tarafder Sohel, upazila Awami League president Ziaul Haque and secretary Fajlul haque were present, among others.
Later, the minister distributed warm clothes among 1328 students and stipends among 228 students.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)