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Quader greets countrymen on Pohela Boishakh

  • Termed Pohela Boishakh festival of Bengali people
  • ‘We pledge for continuous positive advancement’
Update : 14 Apr 2024, 04:58 PM

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday greeted the people on the occasion of Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year 1431.

“The people have to stand against sectarianism, conspiracy and the politics of terrorism,” said Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, in a video message on the new year.

Pohela Boishakh, a real festival of the Bengali people, has arrived again, he said, adding: “A new chapter will begin and people will celebrate every moment with their dreams.”

“We will march toward the horizon of glorious achievement under the leadership of Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina overcoming all the challenges …and it is our expectation”, he said in his message.

Terming the ruling Awami League as the party of mass people, the Awami League general secretary said: “We pledge for continuous positive advancement of our party aiming to fulfil the dream of the mass people of the country as a more disciplined, well-organized, modern and smart political party”. 

“The unstoppable progress of development and prosperity of the Awami League would be kept constant under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,” he said.

“We will keep more robust and speedy the progress of our beloved organization – Bangladesh Awami League – continuously in a positive way of development and prosperity, taking lessons from the mistake of the past”, Quader added.

The Awami League is firm to encourage non-communal spirit in the arena of politics through upholding the spirit of the liberation war. “We never support communalism, conspiracy and the politics of terror,” he said.

“We call upon all the democratic and progressive forces to contribute with due responsibility with an objective to institutionalize democracy,” said the Awami League leader.

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