Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the army to maintain democracy and the constitution in addition to protecting Bangladesh’s sovereignty.
“In addition to that, the military must play a significant role in building a modern Bangladesh,” she said.
The prime minister made the remarks at the sixth reunion of the army corps of engineers at the Qadirabad Cantonment in Natore.
“You must always remain ready to face anything that’s a threat to our sacred constitution and our nation’s sovereignty,” she further said.
The prime minister spoke of increasing the recruitment capacity of the Engineer Cenre and School of Military Engineering.
The armed forces have become an exemplary example in the help and support they provide following natural disasters.
She also highlighted the various military development and welfare efforts made by the Awami League government.
The dedicated efforts of the Awami League government have helped improve the lives of the troops, she added further.