Bangladesh will not be a failed country: Shahriar

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar
Alam has said Bangladesh will not be a failed country as the present foreign
currency reserve and remittance flow is satisfactory.

“We’ve a 42 billion dollar reserve and the remittance is also good at present
by dint of the prudent and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh
Hasina,” he mentioned.

The state minister made the observation while inaugurating the newly
constructed four-storey building of Amarpur Dhandaha High School under Bagha
upazila of the district today as the chief guest.

He said the country had attained export income worth 52 billion dollars last
year and this year’s target is 60 billion dollar. “We will achieve the
target,” he added.

Shahriar Alam said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has set a target to transform
the country into a developed one within 2041. For this reason, education has
to be improved and skills to be enhanced.

He also said after being educated the present students will become doctor,
engineer, police, magistrate and lawyer. So, the teachers should discharge
their duties with utmost sincerity and honesty.

In another ceremony held at Bagha Upazila Parishad Auditorium, the state
minister distributed bank cheques worth Taka 7 lakh as financial support to
14 patients suffering from various chronic diseases including cancer, kidney,
liver cirrhosis, paralysis caused by stroke, heart disease by birth and

He also distributed loans Taka 15.37 lakh among 37 youths for their self-
reliance through income-generation after the best use of the money.

Upazila Chairman Advocate Layeb Uddin and Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO)
Sharmin Akter, among others, were present on the occasion.

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