Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has iterated reiterated her call to get united to put up resistance against militancy, extremism, corruption and narcotics.
“Militancy, terrorism, corruption and drugs are wounds of the society … many innocent people are giving lives due to militancy and terrorism,” she said calling for protecting them from the vices.
Hasina made the remarks while addressing the closing ceremony of Bangabandhu Inter-university Sports Championship-2019 at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday.
She urged the parents, guardians, teachers, public representatives, religious scholars and imams and muezzins to build up resistance in unison against militancy, terrorism and narcotics.
Hasina also underscored the need for creating mass awareness against these social vices.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the month-long competition where 3000 athletes of 65 public and private varsities took part in 10 events including football, cricket, badminton, table tennis, swimming, basketball, handball and athletics.
Highlighting various government steps for flourishing the merit and thinking of the youth, the prime minister said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman wanted to build a hunger and poverty-free Sonar Bangla.
“Bangabandhu wanted that country’s youth community will be golden sons of building Sonar Bangla and to materialize his dream, we hope that youths will be established as golden sons and they will take the country forward,” she said.
Hasina said among these youths, one day prime ministers, ministers, lawmakers, teachers and sportspersons will be built. “We want to build them in this way from the primary to higher education,” she said.