Devote yourselves to nation’s welfare, Prime Minister asks government officials

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the public servants to devote themselves to serving the country’s mass people as it is their prime responsibility.


“Serving people is your main responsibility,” she said while speaking at the annual conference of Bangladesh Administrative Service Association at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) on Thursday, reports UNB.


Mentioning that the government formulate budget and takes development projects for the country’s development, the Prime Minister said, “You have to supervise so that the projects are implemented properly.”


She directed the field-level public servants to formulate district-based development demands so that the government can prepare annual development programmes(ADP) accordingly for the country’s balanced development.


Hasina said the government wants to make the country free of poverty and beggars. “We want to build the society through balanced development,” she said.


She asked the government officials to pay special attention to the reduction of income disparity from grassroots level to central.


Directing them to expedite the government’s efforts to root out corruption from the country, the Prime Minister said, “You have to create resistance against terrorism, drug addiction and militancy to save the future generation.”


Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam, State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique and Cabinet Secretary M Shafiul Islam also spoke.

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