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PM urges to keep youths away from narcotics

Published : Wednesday, 29 January, 2020 at 7:53 PM  Count : 214

PM urges to keep youths away from narcotics

PM urges to keep youths away from narcotics

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked all concerned to pursue the anti-narcotics awareness campaigns alongside conducting the ongoing drives against drugs to keep the youths away from the menace.

“We are taking appropriate measures against (abuse of) narcotics as it not only destroys a family but also harm the country as well as the addicts,” she said while replying to a supplementary question from opposition Chief Whip Moshiur Rahman Ranga during the PM’s question-answer session at the parliament.

She continued saying that they are taking necessary measures as the youths could get beautiful and worthy lives for them, reports BSS.

The premier simultaneously reiterated her government’s stance on continuation of the ongoing drives against narcotics and said, “One thing is to take legal action against them (drug related people particularly peddlers) while the other thing is to create awareness against it.”

Noting her government’s efforts to make people aware against the abuse of drugs, she asked all particularly the guardians and authorities concerned of the educational institutions such schools, colleges and universities to take necessary measures to keep the youths away from the menace.

The premier also asked all concerned to keep the young-folk busy through sports as they could not pay heed to the narcotics.    

 Tabith said we are responding to voters the ‘sheaf of paddy’ BNP’s electoral symbol will come out victorious in the city polls. No one can stop this victory. We have taken all the preparation, planning and strategy to victory.

“We all go to the polling station, our polling agents will go, candidates will go. the Election Commission to ensure a favorable polls environment,’’ he added.

Journalist asked to Tahith would be in the polls in the end, he said we are still in the polls despite the assault case. You question the government. Why is the government trying to oust us from the election by attacking?

``polling centers early and stands against all irregularities together,’’ he added.

``In all cases you are ready. You will be able to vote fearlessly at the polling station on 1st February. Nothing to fear. Cast your vote for the ‘sheaf of paddy’, practice your rights. Do the duties of the citizen,’’ he said, addressing voters.

BNP chairperson's advisor Habibur Rahman Habib, organizing secretary Ruhul Kuddas Talukder Dulu, Publicity Secretary Shahid Uddin Ani, Central leader Aminul Haque, Nipun Roy Chowdhury, Jubo Dal general secretary Sultan Jhudan Jhuda, Jhudan Salahuddin Jahuda were present in the campaign.

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