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Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Wednesday said the government is working sincerely to ensure sustainable development in the country by creating skilled manpower, reports BSS.
“The government under the leadership of Prime Minister has taken various initiatives to build mass people as skilled manpower,” he told a discussion at Pabna Deputy Commissioner’s office on the occasion of the World Population Day.
The Land Minister said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina never considered the country’s population as a burden rather she addressed the population growth with efficiently showing its capability worldwide.
“Our premier gets worldwide appreciation…she got the United Nation’s award for the country’s remarkable achievement and attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including reduction of child mortality rate, and also achieved South-South Award for using information technology in health sector,” he said.
Referring to the country’s tremendous development in rural health sector, Sherif said the incumbent government reopened 13,500 community clinics to reach health services at the doorsteps of rural poor people. “New more hospitals and nursing homes are being constructed across the country,” he added. The Land Minister urged all to come forward to build a developed Bangladesh in line with the ‘Visio’” of the government.
Deputy Commissioner of Pabna Jasim Uddin presided over the meeting.