Submit accounts statement within Feb 28: Land Minister

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Submit accounts statement within Feb 28: Land Minister

 Staff Correspondent :: staff-correspondent

 Published: 02:21 PM, 12 January 2019   Updated: 02:23 PM, 12 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Javed has ordered all the officials and employees of all Ministries including Ministry of Land to union land office to submit their accounts statement within February 28.

He ordered this while talking to reporters at a press conference at the Bangabandhu Hall of Chittagong Press Club on Saturday noon. 

Mentioning that all the land offices of the union will be brought under CCTV, he said, “The Government has tightened zero tolerance policy on corruption by keeping scope for voice recording in different points.”

“As part of this, all the officers and employees of the Land Ministry and all the land offices in the country will have to submit their accounts statement. It will be done by February 28," said the minister.”

Pointing out that there are a lot of problems in the land offices in the country, Minister Saifuzzaman said, “I want to give courage all the officials. I will start working from ground level. We took the initiative to automate the complexity and harassment of the land ministry. People will get the benefit from it.”

The Land Minister said, “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave three ministers and one deputy minister from Chattogram. We will all work together in the development for the country. We will satisfy by giving good works to the people.” 

He also said, “The land ministry was once a dumping station. But it is very important. In five years, we will bring this to a good position. All the initiatives including automation will be made dynamic. If there is good governance in this sector, there will be a revolutionary change.”

The minister said, “Those who practice corruption, they will be removed. I'm here for the honor. The day, on which corruption will touch, it will be my last day. Anybody will be forced to answer the question. I want everyone to be a servant for the people.” 

Among others, Chittagong Press Club President Kalim Sarwar, former President Ali Abbas, Chittagong Journalists Union president Nazimuddin Shyamal, Press Club General Secretary Shuklal Das, CUJ General Secretary Hasan Ferdous, Joint Secretary of the Club Chowdhury Farid, Cultural Secretary Shahidullah Shahriar, Executive Member Shahid Ul Alam, Shamsul Islam, Senior Journalist Pankaj Kumar Dastigar, Ijaz Ahmed, Shafiul Alam, Ekramul Haque, Sumon Das, Alamgir Apu, Alamgir Sabuj were also present.