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People will vote for AL again, PM hopes

Published : 08 Feb 2022 10:06 PM | Updated : 09 Feb 2022 01:33 PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said people of the country would again vote for Awami League (AL) in the next general election as the government led by her party has transformed Bangladesh into a developing nation.

"We hope that the people will vote for us in the next general election as we have changed the country," she said.

Sheikh Hasina, also the president of ruling Awami League, made the remarks while speaking at a meeting of AL presidium members at her official Ganabhaban residence Tuesday afternoon.

Sheikh Hasina, also the elder daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said that her party believes in democracy and it has faith on the people of Bangladesh.

The Prime Minister said that Bangladesh has become a developing nation for the relentless efforts of her government.

"The living standard of the people has been elevated as we are in power. We are reaching every facility to the people's doorsteps by taking community clinics, My House-My Firm and Ashrayan projects," she said.

She reiterated her commitment that no one in Bangladesh would remain homeless, mentioning that hundred percent people of the country have been brought under electricity coverage.

The Prime Minister said that they have made Bangladesh's economy stable by giving various stimulus packages during the Coronavirus pandemic.

"Bangladesh's GDP growth rate now stands at 6.94 percent and per capita income is 2519 US dollar (despite the global economy has stuck due to the Covid-19)," she continued.