Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 28) said Bangladesh doesn't want any more conflict rather it wants to improve the quality of people's lives.
She said: "We don't want any more unrest, conflict. We want to improve the quality of people's lives. And we always wish it"
In this regard, Sheikh Hasina referred to the peaceful democratic environment that prevailed in the country from the 2008 election helped Bangladesh to attain remarkable socioeconomic development in the last 14 years.
Bangladesh has been able to attain socioeconomic development due to the peaceful democratic environment prevailing in the country since 2008 election as Awami League won the elections and formed the government in 2009, she said.
The Premier was addressing a function organised to celebrate the golden jubilee of the conferment of the Joliot-Curie Peace Medal to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
She said the government, after being elected in 2008 election, has been working for the development of the people of the country in a planned way.
She continued that the sustainable and peaceful democratic environment, prevailing in the country, is the only reason behind the unprecedented socioeconomic progress of Bangladesh.
The Prime Minister laid emphasis on settle-down all disputes through dialogue that Bangladesh did with India and Myanmar.
"Why this arms competition is (going on) now, why the money that is being used for arms competition will not be used for hungry children and human? For this arms competition thousands of children and women are leading inhuman lives around the globe," she noted.
Cabinet Division organised the event at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC).
Cabinet Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain delivered welcome address, while eminent politician and researcher Monayem Sarker made keynote speech at the programme.
Former Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University Professor Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique, former Principal Secretary Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury and Noted Writer Anwara Syed Haq took part at the discussion on keynote speech.
BDST: 1442 HRS, MAY 28, 2023