Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the government is working for the development of the country. The development of the country means the development of every family. The government is able to develop because peace and order is maintained in the country. And I have got the status of a developing country because I have been able to develop. This dignity must be maintained.
He was speaking at the 32nd National Rally of Ansar and Village Defense Forces here on Thursday. The Prime Minister joined a video conference from Ganobhaban at the Ansar Academy rally in Gazipur. At the same time, he called upon all to work from their respective positions to continue the development progress of the country.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Ansar members are playing a role in curbing terrorism and militancy. Ansar member Abdul Jabbar gave his life in the language movement. Mujibnagar has given a guard of honor to the government during the war of liberation. Ansar members provide security in all development activities of the country. Ansar members have played a role in suppressing BNP’s arson in 2013/14. 162 people received service and bravery medals.
He said the Ansar Welfare Trust has been set up for the development of the Ansar forces, adding that training initiatives have been taken abroad for officers as well as Ansar members. The Ansars are being given extra pulses and sugar along with their rations. Salary inequality has been eliminated, new saris have been given.