March 1, 2024, 9:18 pm

Akhi Malek

2019-02-07 21:50:43 BdST

‘Amar Gram-Amar Shohar’ aims to ensure urban facilities in rural areas:PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the commitment of her party in the election manifesto ‘Amar Gram- Amar Shohar’ is aimed at ensuring all urban facilities for rural people to give them a better life.

“Our aim is to develop every village where they will enjoy all facilities to have a decent life,” the prime minister said adding that under the programmes each and every people will enjoy the benefits of development.

The prime minister said this while replying to a question from treasury bench member Mahfuzur Rahman (Chottagram-3) during Prime Minister’s Question-Answer Session in the parliament today with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury in the chair.

Sheikh Hasina said her government would make a time befitting plan to implement the ‘Amar Gram- Amar Shohar’ vision. Many components of the plan have already been included in the 7th five year plan and long term perspective plan, she said.

Sheikh Hasina said her government would create the civic amenities of urban areas for rural people which would include access to electricity, expansion of trade and business, development of all modes of communication, planned housing and sewerage system, pure drinking water, healthcare facilities and coverage of Internet and technology based communication.

The prime minister said her government is striving to ensure basic rights of people and build every village beautifully. Every village would have the fire and civil defence services, she said.

Sheikh Hasina said her government has taken plan to set up 100 special economic zones in different parts of the country to create investment and employment opportunities. Thus people would get scope to make their life prosperous, she added.

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