'Continuity of govt made Bangladesh’s uplift visible'

Published : 19:29, Jan 24, 2020 | Updated : 19:30, Jan 24, 2020

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses a joint meeting of the AL Central Working Committee and Advisory Council in Gopalganj`s Tungipara on Friday (Jan 24). FOCUS BANGLAPrime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said continuity of her ruling Awami League (AL) in state power made visible the country’s uplift and urged the party leaders and workers to supplement the government efforts to change the people’s lot.
“Since Awami League’s landslide victory in 2008 (general) elections, we remain in the government for three consecutive terms,” she said addressing a joint meeting of the AL Central Working Committee and Advisory Council in Gopalganj's Tungipara on Friday (Jan 24).
Hasina, who is also the ruling Awami League’s president, said, “The country’s development is being visible and the people’s lot is being changed due to the continuation of our government”.
“Every leader and worker of the party will have to move with the ideology of Father of the Nation. We’ll build a hunger-and-poverty-free Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Bangabandhu Insha Allah,” she said.
The premier said her government was working tirelessly so the people in grassroots and those who lived in rural areas get the benefits of all achievements.
Mentioning that the main aim of the Awami League government is to change the luck of the countrymen, she said, “We’re working and will continue to do it to achieve the goal”.
“We’ve attained high growth rate and we’re in a strong position economically . . . we’ll continue our drives against terrorism, militancy and corruption,” she said.