|Published : 14 Apr 2017, 13:49:27 | Updated : 14 Apr 2017, 13:54:07|
PM exchanges Nababarsha greetings
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed on Friday her firm optimism that Bangladesh would advance further and the countrymen would live a better life in the Bangla new year, reports BSS.
"Bangladesh would move ahead further in Bangla Nababarsha by clearing all 'janjal' (rubbishes) of the past year and the people of the country would live in 'anandaloke' (utopia) by getting a beautiful life Insha Allah," she expressed her hope.
The prime minister expressed the optimism while exchanging greetings with a cross section of people including leaders and workers of her party at the Ganabhaban lawn in the city in the morning to welcome the Bangla new year.
Sheikh Hasina, also the Awami League president, reiterated her determination to build a hunger and poverty-free Sonar Bangla as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. "We have firm belief that we could achieve the goal," she said.
At the outset of her speech, the premier extended her Nababarsha greetings to the countrymen and expatriate Bangladeshis.
On her arrival at the venue at about 10.30 am, the prime minister was greeted with bouquets by the central leaders of Bangladesh Awami League. At the time Rabindranath Tagore's famous Baishakhi song "Esho He Baishakh Esho Esho" was sung by artistes Subir Nandi, Lily Islam, Shama Rahman and others.