Govt following Bangabandhu’s non-communal policy: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Thursday said the government is leading the country following the non-communal policy of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports BSS.

“We do everything as per the political directives. Father of the nation built a country for us with the non-communal policy. We are just following this policy,” he said. The minister made the remarks while addressing the concluding parade of the general Ansar members of the Ansar and Village Defence Party (Ansar-VDP) after completing a basic training (male) and ‘flag raising’ ceremony of a newly formed Ansar Guard Battalion at Safipur Ansar-VDP Academy in Gazipur district.

Additional Secretary (Ansar and border) Md Sahed Ali and Director General of Ansar and VDP Major General Kazi Sharif Kaikobad and Additional Director General Brigadier General AKM Asif Iqbal were present on the occasion, among others. Kamal said a new Ansar battalion has been formed to ensure strengthened security for the Very Important Personalities (VIPs), who will join the celebration of birth centenary of father of the nation from home and abroad.

Later, the minister handed over prizes to three trainees for their outstanding performance in the training. A total of 1,185 general Ansar trainees took part in the concluding parade after completing the 10-weeklong basic training.