BNP wants to hinder country’s development progress : Obaidul Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transports and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that the BNP wants to obstruct the country’s development progress. “BNP-Jamaat does not want to see Bangladesh’s advancement. They always hatch conspiracy (against the country,” he said while virtually addressing the tr...

PM's India visit has fulfilled people's expectations, not BNP’s: Obaidul Quader

Criticising BNP for spreading rumours and propaganda about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent visit to India, Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader asked the BNP leaders to check what Bangladesh achieved from India during their tenure. "BNP leaders should look at their own face in the mirror so that they could see what they had ...

BNP wants to grab power to bring Hawa Bhaban back: Obaidul Quader MP

Bangladesh Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the main goal of BNP is to bring down the government so that it (BNP) can bring back 'Hawa Bhaban' in the country through militancy, reports BSS. "The fall of the government means power. Take back Bangladesh means Hawa Bhaban...

BNP is the main patron of killing, coup, corruption, terrorism: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday described BNP as the main patron of killing, coup, conspiracy, corruption, criminalisation, terrorism and militancy in this country. "Continuing their long-practised politics of falsehood, the BNP leaders are involved in multifaceted plots and ill-efforts, he said in a statement issued &ls...

PM working tirelessly to overcome impacts of current global crisis: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working relentlessly to overcome the negative impacts of the current situation created due to the price hike of several items, including fuel, across the globe. "Today, the people of Bangladesh are facing hardship due to the negative impact of the glob...

BNP’s arson attack will be tackled strictly

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said if BNP again chooses the path of arson attack in the name of taking to the streets, it will be handled with an iron hand, reports BSS. "If they (BNP) again resort to arson terrorism in the name of taking stance on streets, they will be resi...

Awami League stands against communalism, BNP's falsehood

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that the 6.15 kilometre long Padma Bridge is the symbol of dignity as well as revenge to humiliation. "It is the dream bridge of Sheikh Hasina. The Padma Bridge is the golden outcome of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's bold courage, which proved our ability and capacity," he told a pre...

Budget 2022-23 is aimed at the poor and will revive the country's post-Covid economy: Obaidul Quader

Bangladesh Awami League's General Secretary Obaidul Quader MP has lauded the proposed budget for FY 2022-23, terming it "pro-people and business friendly". Giving reaction on the proposed budgetary allocation, he said the proposed budget is aimed at the poor and will revive the country's post-Covid economy. "It's a business-friendly and pro-pe...

BNP's ill-politics makes its political future uncertain

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said as the BNP practices ill-politics, the party's political future is now questionable.  "The political future of the BNP is in question today due to the practice of ill-politics," he told a press briefing at his official residence here. Responding to a remark of BNP secretary general ...

Bangladesh will never be like Sri Lanka

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the economic condition of Bangladesh will never be like that of Sri Lanka. "Bangladesh is moving forward in all indicators due to the country's massive development spree. The comparison of the economy of Sri Lanka with the economy of Bangladesh is purpose-oriented. It's part of...

BNP shifting responsibility of their failure to govt

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the BNP leaders are shifting the responsibility of their incompetence, inefficiency and failure to the government. He made the remark while speaking at a press conference at his official residence in the city. Quader came down heavily on the BNP leaders as they blamed the government...

The recent US sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former top officials are politically motivated and one-sided

The recent US sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former top officials are politically motivated and one-sided, said Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday. No member of Rab is above the law and at least seven Rab men were sentenced to death in connection with an incident in Narayanganj, said Quader, also the road transp...

BNP has created insurmountable division in politics: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader said although BNP has created the wall of division in the politics, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina suspended the jail sentence of Khaleda, giving her an opportunity to take treatment staying at her home. He said, Awami League is not responsible for the legal complications created over the tr...

Awami League's rebel candidates won't get party tickets for polls: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said those who contested in elections defying the party's command in the past will not get the party nomination for any polls at present and in future. "Punitive actions will also be taken against those who will send or have sent names of intending candidates to the centre for polls by making irregu...

Plotters of August 15 and 21 still remain active: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the perpetrators of August 15 carnage and August 21 grenade attacks still remain active as they don’t want development, peace and comfort in the country. “They (conspirators) feel jealous of Bangladesh’s march forward towards prosperity under the leadership of Prime Mini...

No one will be spared if breaches party discipline: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has warned the party leaders and activists that stern action would be taken against if they go against party discipline. "No matter how influential public representative he or she is…none will be spared if the person does not follow the party discipline," he said on Thursday. Quader, also th...

BNP’s political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy: Obaidul Quader

Criticizing the political strategy of BNP, Awami League General Secretary Obadidul Quader said BNP wears the mask of democracy as their political inheritance characterizes blood and conspiracy. “BNP’s ill-politics is the biggest impediment on the way to the institutionalization of democracy in the country as killings and designing c...

Crimson Dawn of Freedom: The Journey of a Red and Green Flag Begins

“This may be my last message. From today Bangladesh is independent. I call upon the people of Bangladesh, wherever they might be and with whatever you have, to resist the army of occupation to the last. Your fight must go on until the last soldier of the Pakistan occupation army is expelled from Bangladesh. Final victory is ours.” S...

HPM Sheikh Hasina urges all to pray for speedy recovery of Obaidul Quader

The cabinet today requested the countrymen to pray for Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, who is now on the way for treatment at Mt. Elizabeth, Singapore with critical cardiac ailments. “The cabinet was informed about his (Quader’s) health condition (and) it urged the countrymen to...

Discussion Meeting on Genocide Day, 25 March 2018

Discussion Meeting on Genocide Day, 25 March 2018