Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged students leaders of Dhaka University to maintain peaceful atmosphere on the campus, saying her administration wants to develop the country by “utilising the talents of youths”, reports BSS.
“We want the universities are run beautifully and for this, there must have proper (education) environment,” she was quoted saying on Saturday (Mar 16) by the state news agency.
Her remarks came while addressing t he newly-elected leaders of Dhaka University Central Students Union (DUCSU) and hall union leaders at the Ganabhaban.
“We want to utilise the merit of the youth folk for the development of the country … we want to make their thinking more effective,” the BSS report quoted Hasina.
The DUCSU polls aim to build future leadership, said the prime minister. “We wanted that you can pursue politics without any hindrance and through it a new leadership be created.”
Hasina said that the polls will restore “a healthy trend of politics” in Bangladesh, says the BSS report.
Expressing her satisfaction over the peaceful DUCSU elections, the prime minister said that any kind of violence did not erupt as the university administration and law enforcers were strictly instructed by the government.
DUCSU Vice-President Nurul Haque Nur, General Secretary Golam Rabbani and Assistant General Secretary Saddam Hossain also spoke at the event.
Besides, Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovan and vice-presidents (VPs) of 18 hall unions addressed the function.
BCL’s Dhaka University unit President Sanjit Chandra Das delivered the welcome address