Sheikh Hasina said that the caretaker
government in Bangladesh should now go ahead with the
parliamentary election. She said only an elected government can solve problems
and meet the challenges which are now faced by the present government.
added that while is supportive of the government's praiseworthy move against a
widespread corruption, the drive has often been misguided and the government
instead of curbing corruptions have curbed politics.
Sheikh Hasina, the former Prime
Minister and the daughter of the slain father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujibur Rahman was speaking as the Chief Guest in a program at the outskirts of
Washington DC, organized to mourn the 33rd
Death Anniversary of Bangabandhu and the
members of his family . Hasina, the Chief of Awami League paid glowing tributes
to the founding father and narrated the achievements that her government got during
Amongst others who spoke on the
occasion were Bangabandhu's eldest grandson and the Chairman of the foundation
Sajeeb Wazed Joy , ex MP Sohel Taj, the son of Tajuddin Ahmed, the first Prime
Minister of Bangladesh who too was killed ,amongst three other national leaders,
in prison in November 1975. The discussion program was presided over by
Amabassador Tareq Karim who presented a paper evaluating the life and ideology
of the founding father of Bangladesh.
The program was organized jointly by
Metro Washington DC Shorbojonin Committee and Bangabandhu Foundation.