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Dhaka, Monday   21 October 2019


‘Action to be taken wherever irregularities found’

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 09:54 PM, 21 September 2019  



Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said that wherever irregularities can be found, action will be taken against him

Responding to reporters’ question after a program on Saturday, he said that the drive has done in Chattogram, not only in Dhaka. Wherever irregularities are found, such actions will be taken.

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said that BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam should congratulate and thank the government for the government’s campaign and apologize to the people for their past wrongdoing.

Addressing a press conference at the Senior Citizen Honor ceremony organized by ‘The Senior Citizens Society Chattogram’ at Bangabandhu Auditorium of Chittagong Press Club on Saturday.

Chittagong City Corporation Mayor AJM Nasir Uddin was the guest of honor, presided over by MA Malek, president of the Senior Citizens Society-Chattogram and editor of Dainik Azadi. Abu Bakar Siddiqui, central general secretary of The Senior Citizens Society, Azhar Mia, organizing secretary was present as the special guest. Chittagong general secretary Lion MA Shamsul Haque gave the welcome address.  

On behalf of the organization, Prof Mohammad Ali, former Vice-Chancellor of Chittagong University, Engineer AAM Zia Hossain, former Chairman of the Chittagong Development Authority, Dr Pranab Kumar Barua, advisor of the advisory council of the Bouddha Kristi Prachar Sangha, Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, former president of Chittagong District Lawyers Association, Arun Dash Gupta, poet and writer journalist, and Writer Begum Mushtari Shafi, president of Udichi Chattogram -- were honored with the prestigious Senior Citizen Award.   

The information minister said that corruption was institutionalized during the BNP regime. “We have seen the involvement of the big ministers of Tarique Zia and the BNP from Hawa Bhaban building and taking the commission from all the businesses.” 

“Bangladesh has been championed in corruption every year for the last five years during their regime,” he said. 

Dr Hasan Mahmud said that since forming the government in 2009, the Prime Minister has been operating the country through a zero-tolerance policy against corruption. “That is why the Corruption Commission has been strengthened.”

He said that the campaign against the corruption or irregularities in various areas is currently underway in Dhaka city and has also started in Chattogram. “This is the manifestation of a government that is in a tough position against corruption. For this, Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir should have congratulated the government,” he added.