Elderly people are not the burden, but asset: Cabinet Secretary
15 March 2015, Nirapad News: Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan today said the elderly people are not burden of the society rather they are the asset of the nation.
The Cabinet Secretary was addressing as the chief guest at the concluding ceremony of Annual General Meeting (AGM) Bangladesh Retired Government Employees Welfare Association in the capital.
Bhuiyan said the association members had contributed to the nation throughout their professional life and still working for well being of the distress people through the association.
He said the government will provide necessary support to the association if its activities extend up to district level.
The special guest of the function Finance Secretary Mahbub Ahmed said, the government was thinking to create a separate pension fund for the retired government employees.
Association chairman Md Mahe Alam and secretary general Abdul Quaiyum Thakur also spoke on the occasion.