minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday cautioned her cabinet members that stern
action would be taken if allegations were found against any of the cabinet
Sheikh Hasina asked her cabinet
members to take full charge of their respective ministries within seven days
and work hard with honesty to fulfil the election pledges.
The Prime Minister gave the
instruction during one and half an hours long meeting with the ministers, state
ministers and advisers to the PM at her secretariat office.
After the meeting, Commerce
Minister Col (retd) Farook Khan told the waiting reporters that the Prime
Minister reminded all that appropriate action will be taken in case of any
allegation against any minister."
In reply to a question about transport
cost, he said it would be come down with the reduction in the diesel price. To
another question, Col (retd) Farooq said there would be no problem in working
with bureaucrats if all discharge their respective duties as per rules.
Hasina's press secretary Abul
Kalam Azad told reporters that the cabinet would meet every Monday at the
Cabinet Division Conference room.
meeting with the secretaries of different ministries and divisions Sheikh
Hasina asked instructed the top civil servants to work fearlessly and neutrally
for the welfare of the people and to make the country poverty free.
She also assured the secretaries
that they would not face any impediment or pressure in the way of their neutrality.