Nasim thanks Khaleda for taking part in municipal polls
19 December 2015, Nirapad News: Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim today thanked Begum Khaleda Zia for taking part in the Municipal elections 2015 and said next parliamentary elections will be held in 2019 where the people will decide who would go to power.
He was addressing a discussion session at Jahir Raihan auditorium on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus marking the silver jubilee of JU Pharmacy department.
The minister also said, ‘human is not above mistake. So, please identify any kind of mistake we have committed, we will correct ourselves’.
Upholding the development activities of the government Nasim said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is taking the country ahead. The government has achieved a great success in the health sector.
He also said, ‘I appointed more than six thousand doctors for rural areas last year and community clinics have been set up in the villages for improving the health of the rural people’.
‘Polio’ has already been eliminated from the country, and now, the government is trying to eliminate ‘Tuberculosis’ from the country, he added.
Mohammad Nasim said Bangladesh has also achieved great success in reducing maternal and infant mortality.
Mentioning the contribution of pharmacists and pharmaceutical industries in improving the health sector of a country the minister said, ‘the government cannot achieve success in any sector without participation of private entrepreneurs’.
He thanked the pharmacists and pharmaceutical industries for their contributions in improving the health sector and urged them to continue their efforts for further improvement in the sector.
Presided over by Vice-chancellor of JU Professor Dr. Farzana Islam, Member of Parliament (Dhaka-19) Dr. Enamur Rahnan and Dean of JU Biological Sciences faculty Professor Dr. Abdul Zabber Hawlader addressed the function as special guests.
Managing Director of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited Tapan Chawdhory, Managing Director of Beacon Pharmaceuticals Limited Ebadul Karim and Managing Director of Unimed and Unihealth Manufacturers M. Mosaddek Hossain addressed the function as guests of honor.