Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in Rangpur on Friday sought continuous support of common people to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for continuation of the ongoing development process in the country, reports BSS.
“Sheikh Hasina is working for improving fortune of common people of the country where massive developments have already taken place substantially improving socioeconomic conditions of the people,” she said.
The speaker said this while distributing corrugated iron sheets and cheques among 127 families for reconstruction of damaged houses and addressing monthly meeting of Pirganj Upazila Parishad at Pirganj upazila town as the chief guest.
She distributed one bundle of corrugated iron sheets and Taka 3,000 among each of the 127 families affected by recent hailstorms and tornado in different unions of Pirganj upazila in the district.
The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief allocated the iron sheets and money to assist the affected families for their rehabilitation.
Dr Shirin said the present government is committed to take the country forward on the highway of development by involving all people with the main stream of national advancement.
“The government is always beside the poor, helpless and victims of natural calamities for ensuring their proper rehabilitation to bring them to the normal life,” she said and urged all to work unitedly for ensuring public welfare.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is implementing huge public welfare oriented programmes side by side with providing electricity to every household, health services to the people’s doorsteps by establishing community clinics at the grassroot levels.
With a view to implement the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of building a developed ‘Sonar Bangla’, she urged the common people to continue the support to Sheikh Hasina again for continuation of the development.
Later, the speaker distributed schoolbags among meritorious students to raise their awareness about corruption and visited the Handicrafts and Cottage Industry Products Marketing Centre being run by the Pirganj upazila Administration.
With Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Begum in the chair, Joint Secretary to the Ministry of Home Affairs Jahangir Alam Bulbul, Pirganj municipal Mayor SM Tazimul Islam Shamim, Upazila Chairman Noor Mohammad Mandal, Senior Vice-president of District Awami League Chhayadat Hossain
Bakul, its Cultural Affairs Secretary Saidur Rahman Pintu, District Council Member Monayem Sarker Manu, Acting President of Upazila Awami League Azizul Haque attended, among others, the occasion.