Source: Ittefaq Report
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the prime aim of her government is to reach the benefits of independence to each house in villages.
“Everyone will get a prosperous life… no one will be left hungry and homeless, and no one will suffer without treatment… everybody’s life will be meaningful, beautiful and developed one. ‘This is our aim,” she said.
The Prime Minister was distributing the “Swadhinata Padak-2019” (Independence Award-2019) at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.
The Prime Minister said her government’s efforts will be to reach the fruits of independence to all people. “This was the aim and dream of the Father of the Nation. Our target is to earn dignity as a developed nation in the world arena, we’re working keeping it in mind.”
Sheikh Hasina said the country now stands at a dignified position with the efforts of the last one decade as the GDP reached 8 percent and the per capital income USD 1909. “Now Bangladesh is a role model of development in the world … the whole world now looks at Bangladesh as a dignified country,” she said.
The Prime Minister expressed her gratitude to the people of the country behind all the successes as they voted the Awami League to power again keeping their trust and confidence in the party.
The Prime Minister said the Independence Award would inspire the new generation to be imbued with the spirit of patriotism, carry out their responsibilities to the nation to take it forward in the future.
Hasina congratulated the recipients of the Independence Award-2019, saying the government has given the award this year to those personalities who have made immense contributions to independence as well as country’s socio- economic advancement.