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Shahriar: Sheikh Hasina’s government believes in politics of development

  • Published at 01:00 pm August 25th, 2019
M Shahriar Alam
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BMDA will re-excavate a canal stretching from Meramatpur to Padma river in Pirojpur

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam has said the government, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, believes in politics of development.

He made the statement while inaugurating a canal re-excavation work in Kakramari area of Charghat upazila on Saturday.

“The government’s main goal is to bring every nook and corner of the country under the development process while it has been working relentlessly to attain the cherished goal,” he said as the chief guest of the function.

Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) will re-excavate the 2.10km canal stretching from Meramatpur to Padma River in Pirojpur area at a cost of around Tk2 crore aims at accumulating rainwater for using the conserved water for irrigation.

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Chaired by BMDA Executive Director Engineer Abdur Rashid, the meeting was addressed, among others, by the upazila Chairman Fakhrul Islam, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Nazmul Haque, BMDA Project Director Nazirul Islam and Union Parishad (UP) Chairman Hasanuzzaman Madhu.

Shahriar Alam said the country has attained remarkable success in various sectors under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

He mentioned that Bangladesh at present is progressing fast in every sector, especially in ICT, food production, education, women empowerment, GDP and per capita income.

“Bangladesh is now a rice-exporting country also,” he added.

Earlier, the state minister inaugurated a newly constructed multi-storied building of Muktijoddha Complex built at a cost of around Tk2.5 crore at Charghat Upazila Parishad headquarter.