PM: Bangladesh well-known across the world for socio-economic advancement

The prime minister also urged the nation to celebrate Mujib Year

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Bangladesh is now well-known across the world for its of socio-economic advancement in several areas.

“Along with high GDP growth, Bangladesh made exceptional progress in several socio-economic factors.

Not only in South Asia, but Bangladesh has also surpassed many developed countries in indexes of poverty elevation, women’s empowerment, decreasing mother and child mortality rate, eradicating gender inequality, education rate and rise in life expectancy,” the premier said on Tuesday.,

The prime minister made the statement while addressing the nation marking the first anniversary of her current government since the December 30, 2018, general election.

In her speech, she also showcased the development work of her government and further presented the government’s future plans for the nation.

The prime minister also urged the nation to celebrate Mujib Year (Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centennial) and 50 years of independence.

State-owned Bangladesh Betar and Bangladesh Television simultaneously aired the prime minister’s address that began at 7:30pm on Tuesday.

Private television channels and radio stations are also airing the prime minister’s speech.

Sheikh Hasina formed this government for the third consecutive term following her party Awami League’s landslide victory in the 11th parliamentary elections.

The new cabinet was formed on January 7, 2019.

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