PM vows to wipe out poverty through united efforts
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to eradicate poverty from the country through united efforts of all.
“If we all work together, there will be no poverty in the country,” she said while addressing a programme virtually titled ‘Gift of house to the homeless people in Mujib Barsho’.
The programme was organised to handover 160 homes among the homeless people at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC).
Senior secretaries and secretaries of the government took the initiative to provide homes to the homeless people.
The Prime Minister attended the programme from her official residence Ganobhaban.
She said that the government has already reduced the rate of poverty significantly and want to reduce more.
“We pledged to declare the country free from poverty by 2021, but due tocoronavirus it could not be done, but our efforts are on and will be continued,” she said.
Sheikh Hasina said that the people of the country are very much courageous and they have snatched their independence from the Pakistani occupational forces under the leadership of father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
“We are victorious nation, we will walk in the world arena as victorious, we have earned that honour,” she said.
She urged the well-off people to come forward for helping the people of their respective areasand by this the people of that areas would get better life.
“Staying good alone is not the humanity at all,” she said.
The Prime Minister said that the government is working relentlessly to provide home to the homeless people in the Mujib Barsho.