AL maintains democratic process in the country: PM

Bangladesh national election 2023
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually inaugurates Modhumoti and 3rd Shitalkhhya bridges in Narayanganj. Photo: PID

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League always comes to power with people's verdict -- through election.

"Throughout history, Awami League has always assumed power through election – with support from people," she said.

The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating Modhumoti Bridge (locally known as Kalna Bridge) in Narail and Bir Muktijodhhda AKM Nasim Osman 3rd Shitalkhhya Bridge in Narayanganj.

She inaugurated the two bridges through videoconferencing from her office.

During the programme, Sheikh Hasina said that Awami League has continued the democratic process in the country.

Road Transport and Bridges Division Minister Obaidul Quader spoke at the event while PM's Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus moderated the function.

Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh ITO Naoki and Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Essa Youssef Essa Al Duhailan spoke on the occasion.

Secretary of Road Transport and Highways Division ABM Amin Ullah Nuri gave a brief description of the bridges.

A video documentary on the bridge projects was screened at the programme.