Indira urges BNP-Jamaat to stop arson attacks, terrorism

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DHAKA, Nov 16, 2020 (BSS) – State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nesa Indira today said Jamaat-BNP have again come to the path of arson attacks and terrorism as they are insecure.

“They killed people, including women and children, in the blazing,” she said while talking to journalists at her secretariat office here marking the ninth anniversary of Jatiya Foundation,” said a press release.

“They lost mental balance as they are bankrupt that’s why they are creating terrorism across the country,” she said.

During the virtual meeting, the state minister lauded the role of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in establishing the ‘Jayita Foundation’ to build women as entrepreneurs and ensure their economic empowerment.

“The progress of women is visible today as a result of the strong and timely steps taken by the Prime Minister for the political, economic and social empowerment of women. Bangladesh has created a role model in the world for women empowerment,” she said.

Secretary of the Ministry Kazi Raushan Akhter and Private Secretary to the Prime Minister-2 Wahida Akhter were present as special guests with Jayita Foundation Managing Director Afroza Khan in the chair.

On November 16, 2011, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Jayita Foundation.

The Jayita Foundation is marketing the handicraft and food business on the two large floors on the 3rd and 4th floors of Rapa Plaza in Dhanmondi where there are 93 stalls.

Also, work is underway to set up Jayita Marketing Centre for women entrepreneurs at divisional and district level, said the release.