Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed her firm optimism that Bangla Nababarsha will enlighten the life of all and make it beautiful.
“I hope that the new sun of Bangla Nababarsha-1426 will illuminate the life of all and make it beautiful and successful,” she said while exchanging Bangla Nababarsha greetings with the leaders and workers of her party at her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital this morning.
The prime minister also expressed the hope that the advancement of the country that has started will continue and the Bangalee nation will move on the world stage by keeping its head high.
Sheikh Hasina reaffirmed her determination to build a hunger-and- poverty-free Sonar Bangla (Golden Bengal) as dreamt by father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
“Our aim is to build Bangladesh as a hunger-and-poverty-free peaceful nation in South Asia and we’re working tirelessly to achieve the goal,” she said.
The prime minister once again expressed gratitude to the countrymen, including party leaders and workers, to make the Awami League victorious in the last general elections.
Sheikh Hasina extended her Nababarsha greetings to all Bangalees at home and abroad.
When the prime minister arrived at the Banquet Hall of Ganabhaban around 10:15am, the artistes of Awami League and its associate bodies sang a number of songs including famous songs of Nobel laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore -- Eso He Baishakh, Anandaloke Mongalaloke.
Later, the members of Awami League advisory council and presidium as well as other central leaders of the party greeted the prime minister by presenting bouquets.
On the occasion, the guests were entertained with traditional Bangalee sweetmeats like moa, murki, muroli, kadma and zilapi.