Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today vowed to ensure a beautiful future for the country’s children.
“We want to build a beautiful future for the children. I’ve also formulated long-term plans to this end,” she said.
The Premier made this firm conviction while addressing a programme titled “Tungipara: Hridoye Pitribhumi” at Bangabandhu Mausoleum Complex, Tungipara in Gopalganj on the occasion of 102nd birth anniversary of Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Children’s Day-2022.
In collaboration with the Women and Children Affairs Ministry, the National Implementation Committee for Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Birth Centenary Celebration, arranged the programme, featuring discussion and cultural soiree.
Sheikh Hasina said that Bangladesh today attained the status of a developing country. “We’ll definitely make Bangladesh the developed and prosperous ‘Sonar Bangla’. It’s our commitment,” she added.
In this perspective, she highlighted her government’s Vision-2041 and Delta Plan-2100 and said “I’ve prepared a plan over how this Bangladesh would develop till 2100.”
Noting that her government’s plans focus on making the future of children brightened and decent, the head of government said, “Our goal is that our children would remain safe and get a beautiful life.”
This year, the national children’s day is being celebrated with the theme of “Bangabandhur Janmodiner Ongikar, Sokol Shishur Soman Odhikar” (Equal Rights for all children, Commitment of Bangbandhu’s birthday).
Earlier, the event began with the National Anthem followed by the theme song of “Mujib Borsha”. An audio-visual presentation titled “Tungipara: Hridoye Pitribhumi (Father’s Land in Heart)” was screened.
Awami League leaders Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, Muhammad Faruk Khan, State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nessa Indira, chief coordinator of the national implementation committee Dr Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury and Children’s representative Sheikh Munia Islam spoke at the function.
Bangabandu’s grandsons –Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser and Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and Sheikh Rehana’s son Radwan Mujib Siddiq—were present, alongside others.
Besides, cabinet members, members of parliament and AL central leaders, Gopalganj Zila Parishad chairman and also AL’s district unit president Chowdhury Emdadul Haque were present.