761Published on March 26, 2022
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina firmly declared that no one can play foul with the people of Bangladesh now.
"No one will be able to play with Bangladesh...No one can play ducks and drakes with the fate of the people of Bangladesh," she said.
The prime minister was addressing the opening ceremony of the four-day long "Joy Banglar Joyotsob" at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan on Saturday.
She joined the programme virtually from her official residence Gono Bhaban.
The Cabinet Committee on Golden Jubilee organised the event as part of the closing ceremony of the celebration of 50 Years of the country's independence.
The PM said that Bangladesh is now advancing towards development and prosperity at an irresistible pace.
"Inshallah it will continue," she said.
In this connection, she urged the new generation to maintain the pace of the development following the future plans of the government.
She said that the Awami League-led government has given plans for the future generations.
"We have implemented the Vision 2021, we have entered in the satellite era, we are building nuclear power plants, we are doing infrastructural development, we are creating employment opportunities, we are setting up hundred economic zones," she said.
"We have to remain advanced in education, knowledge, technology, science and every sector," she said.
Hasina said that her government has ensured the basic rights of the people including food, clothes, accommodation, education and health.
She said that as per the constitution that was given by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman just after nine months of the Independence, the present government is going ahead following his footsteps.
In this connection, she said that the government has formulated Perspective Plan 2041 for the future generations while implementing 8th five year plans after formulating it.
"Delta Plan 2100 has been formulated and we have started to implement some of its plans aiming to give a better life to the people of this delta," she said.
With the Chairman of Cabinet Committee on Golden Jubilee of Independence and Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque in the chair, Secretary of the Ministry Khaja Miah delivered a welcome address.
Member Secretary of Cabinet Committee on Golden Jubilee of Independence and Senior Secretary of Commerce Ministry Tapan Kanti Ghosh also spoke.
At the outset of the ceremony, the theme song of 50-year celebration of independence was played, while an audio-visual was screened.
The prime minister also witnessed the colourful cultural programme.