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No alternative to a strong legal framework

Says law minister on socioeconomic dev

Law  Minister Anisul Huq yesterday stressed the need for  establishing a strong legal framework in order to strengthen the  socioeconomic development of the country.

"An enriched legal framework plays the role as the key parameter of the socioeconomic development of any state," he said.

The  law minister made the remark while speaking as chief guest at a seminar  on "Public Financial Management in the Context of Constitutional  Framework".

The  legislative research and reform project under the legislative and  parliamentary affairs division of the law ministry organised the event at CIRDAP auditorium in the capital.

The minister attended the programme virtually from his Banani residence.

 He  said the government financial management has a big role in establishing  the rule of law as the financial discipline is under the rule of law. "The rule of law has been established in the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina," he said.

The minister said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had a dream of happy and prosperous country by mitigating  the fundamental rights of people through a democratic state system, to  establish a strong legal framework and to ensure socioeconomic and  political development through achieving economic growth and establishing the rule of law and human rights of people.

The  government has been working in  order to implement the vision 2021, achieving the target of sustainable  development by 2030 and becoming a developed country by 2041 and to  implement the delta plan 2100, the law minister added.

Legislative  and Parliamentary Affairs Secretary Md Mainul Kabir, Comptroller and  Auditor General Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury and Project Director Mohammad  Mohiuddin, among others, spoke on the occasion.

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