Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, Bangladesh will never look back. Will move forward to become a smart, developed and prosperous Bangladesh.
He said, Inshallah, Bangladesh will never look back. Bangladesh is moving forward and will continue to do so.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing the Chief Guest at the ’43rd National Assembly-2023′ of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP at Ansar and VDP Academy in Safipur, Gazipur today.
The Prime Minister said, today we have been able to provide 100% electricity, we have launched satellite Bangabandhu-1, metro rail has started in our country, subway will also start. We are making a tunnel under the Karnaphuli river, we have done the Padma Bridge with our own funding. And Ansar forces are specifically involved in the security of each of these installations.
The Prime Minister said that we made our country free in exchange of a lot of blood and today Bangladesh has got the status of a developing country. We want to move forward. We want to make Bangladesh a developed and prosperous country.
Ansar and VDP members saluted the Prime Minister through a colorful parade on the occasion. The Prime Minister received the salute and visited the parade in an open jeep.
Earlier, when the Prime Minister arrived at the venue, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and Senior Secretary of Public Security Department. Aminul Islam Khan, Director General of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Major General AKM Aminul Haque and Acting Commandant of Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Academy. Fakhrul Alam welcomed him.
The Prime Minister presented various medals in eight categories to 180 Ansar and VDP members for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields.
Later he inaugurated various installations at Ansar Academy and enjoyed colorful cultural programs and choreography performed by Ansar and VDP.
The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Ansar forces in providing security to people and property by suppressing BNP-Jamaat arson and terrorism and militancy.
He said, when the BNP Jamaat alliance started arson and burning, when they were setting fire to buses, trains, launches, cars, the members of the ASNA forces were on duty in their respective areas and helped enough to free the people of the country from this arson. Moreover, militancy and terrorism are also playing a role.
In the beginning of his speech, he mentioned the important role played by members of Ansar forces in the war of liberation and also giving their guard of honor to Mujib Nagar government.