Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged officials to fulfill their utmost responsibility to serve the people to ensure they enjoy the benefits of national development.
“You must be the servants of the people and human beings. Serving the people is the greatest business. You all must work in this direction,” she said.
The Prime Minister said this while addressing a course and completion certificate distribution program of the 73rd Basic Training Course at the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BOATC) in Savar.
She joined the program virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence.
She said that it is everyone’s responsibility to ensure the well-being of the people of this country.
“This is our country. It is our responsibility to ensure the welfare of the masses. You have to keep that in mind all the time,” she said.
She asked the newly appointed government officials to devote themselves to the welfare of the people and the development of the country.
“If people at the grassroots level are doing well, then the economic development of the country becomes inevitable. No one can stop this,” she said.
Minister of State for Public Administration Farhad Hossain, Principal Secretary of Public Administration KM Ali Azam and Rector of BPATC Ramendra Nath Biswas also spoke.
Al Mahmud Hasan and Farzana Yasmin spoke on behalf of the trainees.
An audiovisual was projected during the program of the Foundation’s 73rd training course.
The Minister of State, on behalf of the Prime Minister, distributed certificates to participants.