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Thu, Dec 12, 2019 3:03

Create mass awareness over graft, bribery: PM

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked all public servants including fresh officials of the administration to stay alert about corruption and bribery and properly use the public money in the country’s development.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked all public servants including fresh officials of the administration to stay alert about corruption and bribery and properly use the public money in the country’s development.

“All will have to remain careful about graft and bribery as these menaces many times destroy our society and activities. So you’ll have to create mass awareness about the menaces,” she said.

The premier was addressing the closing and certificate-giving ceremony of the 113th, 114th and 115th BCS Administration and Law Courses at BCS Administration Academy in the capital this morning.

“I’ll tell the fresh officers of the administration that we’re developing the country due to the tax of the people and hard labour of the farmers and workers,” she said.

She added: “So, you’ll have to give special attention so that their money is properly utilised for the uplift and the development is made in a planned way and with economically.”

Sheikh Hasina simultaneously urged the fresh officers of the administration to work with patriotism and dutifulness for further development of the country.

“You’ll have to keep in mind this country is ours and your children will live in the country in future. You will have to also bear in mind that what you will leave for the future generations,” she said.  

Sheikh Hasina added: “If you work with this thinking and spirit, then the country will advance further.”

The prime minister said her government launched drives against corruption, terrorism and narcotics to root out these social menaces from the country and directed the fresh officials of the administration to give special attention in this regard.

She also asked them to work with more innovative ideas, saying that they can change the face of their area and make its development visible through their work.

“I know that you can change the face of every union, upazila and district of the country and make their development visible through your work. So, you’ll have must that innovative ideas and thinking, sense of love and dutifulness for the country,” she said.

 

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