Bangladesh Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today floated her party manifesto for the upcoming Dec 30 elections pledging to keep the country on the track of prosperity.
“I’m giving you word. Taking lessons from the past we will devote ourselves to build a nice future for all and ensure inclusive development,” she said unveiling the manifesto at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka.
The manifesto focuses on 33 sectors to be dealt with two strategic plans – the SDG and Delta Plan 2100 – to eradicate hunger and poverty, promote education and build a secular nation to fulfill the dreams of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 1971 martyrs.
Sheikh Hasina announced the manifesto in presence of a cross section of people including civil society and professional figures, artistes, journalists, business leaders, foreign diplomats and representatives of development partners.
The manifesto selected ‘‘Shomridhir Agrojatrai Bangladesh” (Bangladesh in pursuit of Prosperity) as the slogan for her party ahead of the 11th parliamentary elections while Sheikh Hasina said the manifesto sought to continue the long-term action plans of her government .
She said the action plans were prepared in an implementable manner.
Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader and convenor of the manifesto preparing committee and party’s Presidium Member Dr Abdur Razzak also spoke on the occasion.
To read full manifesto please visit the link: http://manifesto2018.albd.org/issues