General Secretary of Awami League and Minister of Road Transport and Bridges of the new government Obaidul Quader said that the path of Awami League was never smooth. Political, diplomatic and economic – these three challenges have to be faced.
The members of the new cabinet under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tribute to the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhanmondi-32 at around 10 am this Friday. Who said these things after the tribute.
Quader said, ‘The Awami League government has to deal with various pressures inside and outside the parliament. These three challenges include political, diplomatic and economic. Most of these challenges are the result of the reality of the global crisis. It is not easy to free Bangladesh from these.
Referring to Sheikh Hasina as a magic leader, Kader said, ‘We have been able to overcome the crisis and hold a peaceful election today, it was possible because of the magic leadership of our leader Sheikh Hasina. It is because of the skill, foresight that she has shown as the world’s longest serving woman prime minister that we have courage, we have hope. He is the beacon of our hope, he is the bold address of our dreams.’
Quader said, ‘Smart Bangladesh is our goal. Our path was thorny from birth. We made this path easy under the leadership of Bangabandhu’s daughter. It will be easier ahead.’
After paying homage to Bangabandhu’s portrait, the Prime Minister and the newly elected cabinet members paid their respects at the Savar National Memorial.
Besides, the members of the new cabinet will also pay respects at the tomb of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Tungipara, Gopalganj tomorrow Saturday under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Awami League led by Sheikh Hasina has been elected for the fourth consecutive time by getting 222 seats in the 12th National Parliament Election. Independent candidates won 62 seats. Jatiya Party won 11 seats. And Walkers Party, Jasad and Bangladesh Kalyan Party won one seat each.
Sheikh Hasina took charge as the head of government for the fourth time in a row by forming a new cabinet on Thursday (January 11). 25 ministers and 11 state ministers have accompanied Sheikh Hasina in this cabinet.