HT Imam criticizes CPD and TIB
Dhaka: Prime Minister’s Political Affairs Adviser HT Imam on Saturday blasted two civil society organisations—Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) -- over comments on government’s performance.
‘Our dream and goal are same to build Bangladesh as development country by 2041. We won’t drop from our development journey. There are many journalists in our country who practice yellow journalism or gutter press. Most popular media also mention documents of CPD and TIB too,’ he remarked at a felicitation ceremony of Tangail District Member of Parliament at Jatiya Press Club in the capital.
Tangail Zila Journalist Forum organized the ceremony while Md Ashraf Ali presided over the function.
HT Imam also said that we have to achieve double digit GDP growth within next one year. ‘We have to go forward faster than our other competitors. Once there was a reputation for sarees of Tangail district. If we give incentive business people than the business will further develop,’ he said.
Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzak noted that CPD sees lack of enthusiasm, initiative in government first 100 days. But the government did not think about the number of days.
‘We are in power around 10 years. So, 100 days is no fact for the government. Why CPD does not see our development?’ he asked
‘Bangladesh is a role model in the world. Now many world leaders mention the reference of Bangladesh in different programmees for our development. Awami League government wants development of the country,’ he also said.
The minister also said that the country is now self-sufficient in food. ‘ We have made our manifesto how the village can be built as city. However, we have to modernize the agriculture sector.’
Member of Parliament (MP) of Tangail district, journalists and others were present in the programme.