Vote for boat, keep confidence in PM: Mashrafe

DHAKA Bangladesh national cricket team's current ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortuza, who is contesting the 11th parliamentary elections on Awami League ticket from Narail-2 constituency, today urged the people to vote for 'boat' and keep confidence in Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

I call upon all, including the people of my constituency Narail, to cast vote for boat, the election symbol of Awami League, and keep confidence in Prime Minister, he said.

Mashrafe added: Our prime minister will present a more developed and prosperous Bangladesh Insha Allah if Awami League gets elected again.

The ace cricketer said this while addressing a rally in Narail from Suda Sadan, the residence of the prime minister, through a videoconferencing this afternoon.

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina also addressed the rally.

Mashrafe expressed gratitude to the prime minister and Awami League president for giving nomination to him from Narail-2 constituency.

He also thanked the Awami League leaders and workers of Narail for working unitedly in his favour and said he will join the campaign with them soon.

You know that I've sustained an injury in my leg and I'm receiving treatment for it I will join you in my campaign as soon as possible after completing my treatment, he said.

I'm a son of yours and grew up in Narail you'll consider so that Awami League could be reelected in the upcoming elections, Mashrafe told the Narail people.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)