85pc people satisfied on Hasina-govt: Survey

Published : 22:31, Jan 26, 2020 | Updated : 22:33, Jan 26, 2020

About 85 percent people of the country are satisfied on the present Awami League government, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according to a new survey of Research International (RI).Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seen taking picture of Pandma Bridge by a mobile on Jan 24. FOCUS BANGLA/File Photo
The opinion poll was carried out randomly selected on 5,429 mobile phone users on the first year activities of the present government. The findings of the survey were revealed at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club in the capital on Sunday (Jan 26).

Research International Chief Executive Officer and Australia Expatriate Researcher Abul Hasnat Milton, its chief coordinator Kazi Ahmad Parvez and coordinating officer Mosharraf Hossain were present, among others, at the press conference.

About 80 percent respondents of the poll said the first year of the government’s present term is better than its previous one while only three percent respondents expressed dissatisfaction over the activities of the government.
Speaking at the press conference, researcher Milton said the prime minister in her address on Jan 7 last asked the countrymen to keep trust in her government and 86 percent respondents said they kept trust on it as only three percent did not keep trust on her government and 11 percent respondents did not answer during the poll.
During the poll, when asked about the successful ministries of the government, around 30 percent respondents said the education ministry is most successful one, followed by the road transport and bridges ministry (28 percent) and the ICT ministry (9 percent).
About 36 percent respondents indentified Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader as the most successful and skilled minister, followed by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni (29 percent).
Around 65 percent respondents did not show interest to make comments on the activities of BNP, while 25 percent respondents expressed dissatisfaction over BNP and only six percent were satisfied over its activities.
About 48 percent respondents think that there should be a strong opposition party in the country as 11 percent did not think so and 20 percent respondents declined to answer.
Citing the survey findings, Milton said BNP is losing its importance in politics day by day and during the poll, respondents also showed less interest to talk about Jatiya Party.