Bangladesh becomes role model for women empowerment: Dalia

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RANGPUR, March 12, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh has become a role model for
development of women and their empowerment following adoption of various
positive and visionary programmes by the present government during the past
nine years.

“Laudable development has taken place in every sector improving life
standard of the common people following successful implementation of the
programmes,” said Member of the Parliament (MP) from reserved constituency
Advocate Hosne Ara Lutfa Dalia.

The lawmaker was addressing a women rally held at Chandanpat High School
ground under Sadar upazila on Sunday afternoon as the chief guest.

The District Information Office organised the rally to inform the people
about successes of the government and future development plans, Prime
Minister’s 10 special initiatives, preventing militancy, terrorism and drug
abuse.

With Senior District Information Officer Humayun Kobir in the chair,
Sadar Upazila Chairman Nasima Zaman Boby, Chandanpat Union Chairman Aminur
Rahman, Chairman of the School Governing Body Mubarak Ali and Headmaster of
Chandanpat High School Rafikul Islam addressed the rally as special guests.

Moderated by educationist Professor Md Shah Alam, over 500 secondary
level female students, their mothers and women community leaders participated
in the rally.

Humayun Kobir discussed about tremendous successes achieved by the
present government in education, health, women development, agriculture,
poverty alleviation, digitisation, power generation and other sectors and
future development plans.

He narrated about progress of implementation of the ten special
initiatives of the Prime Minister and successes achieved in preventing child
marriage, ensuring health services, sanitation, breast feeding and
vaccination of babies and hygiene of adolescents.

Nasima Zaman Boby discussed about positive results of revitalization of
community clinics, rural infrastructural development, distribution of cost-
free books and education assistance which are contributing a lot to the
progress of children and women.

The chief guest narrated about negative impacts of drug abuse, terrorism
and militancy, gender discrimination, child marriage and other social curses
and called upon the young generations and youths for keeping away from these
menaces.

She called for further strengthening hands of Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina to maintain the pace of development for more progress of the women and
their equal participation in building a middle income nation by 2021 and
developed country by 2041.