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BNP now tries to heat up political arena by shouting: Quader

GreenWatch Desk Politics 2022-03-09, 8:15pm

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Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said after failing in hatching anti-state plots at the international level, the BNP leaders are now trying to heat up the country's political arena by shouting.

He made the remark at a press conference on contemporary issues at his official residence here this morning.

Quader, the road transport and bridges minister, said the BNP leaders continue ill-efforts to mislead the people through their constant falsehood and propaganda.

The time of the BNP is ending as the party is a sponsor of the killers of Bangabandhu and the four national leaders, the anti-liberation forces, war criminals, militancy, terrorism and the politics of arson, he said.

Responding to a statement of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir that 'the time of the government has come to an end', the AL general secretary said the time of BNP, not the government, is nearing the end, reports BSS.

"Did BNP lead in any achievement of this country? What is the BNP's contribution in the country's economic development and improvement of the fortune of its people? In fact, they (BNP) have no achievement," he said.

He said the BNP does politics in the interest of a vested quarter.

Quader reminded the BNP leaders that people have not forgotten the dominance of Hawa Bhaban and Khoyab Bhaban, saying Bangladesh became world champion in graft five times in a row during the BNP regime.

Replying to another statement of Fakhrul, he said the BNP secretary general is talking perplexedly.

All the achievements of the country took place under the leadership of the Awami League, he added.

The road transport minister said during the tenure of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government, a huge progress has been achieved in all the sectors, including education, health, agriculture, communication, science and information technology, sports, railways, fisheries and livestock and shipping.

Under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina, he said, Bangladesh has achieved many milestones of development, including Padma Bridge, Metrorail, Karnafuli tunnel, nuclear power plant, the Bangabandhu Satellite, submarine, LNG terminal, expressway, establishment of new rail network, free distribution of books up to secondary level, stipends and scholarships, poverty alleviation, providing land and houses for the homeless people at free of cost and creating opportunity to get free COVID-19 vaccines keeping pace with the world.

As a result, Quader said, Bangladesh, which was once haunted by monga, drought, disaster and misery, has now graduated to a developing country from a least developed one.

No matter how much the BNP hatches conspiracy today, Bangladesh is moving forward at an indomitable pace and will continue to do so under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina, he added.