Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put Bangladesh in a dignified position in the world through her farsighted and strong leadership.
“She made Bangladesh graduate to a developing nation. The whole world now is lauding her leadership. She has proven herself to be the most honest, able and successful leader. Bangladesh would become a prosperous country under her leadership,” the minister said.
The minister came up with the observations while attending a training programme on information and communication technology in women empowerment as the chief guest at Dhanbari Government College in Tangail on Friday morning, stated a press release issued by Agriculture Ministry on the same day.
“Bangladesh has seen remarkable progress in terms of women empowerment during the tenure of this government. Our Prime Minister, leader of the opposition and the speaker of parliament are women. However, it the empowerment of a handful of women is not enough. We have to empower all the women of our country, educate them, make them efficient,” he added.
Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women and Children Affairs Meher AFroz Chumki inaugurated the training programme, while Awami League Education and Human Resources Secretary Shamsun Nahar Chapa, Dhanbari Upazila Awami League president Badiul Alam Manju, upazila chairman Md Harunar Rashid Hira and Mir Faruk Ahammed addressed the programme, among others.
A total of 400 women would get the two-month long training in four venues in Dhanbari of Tangail.