Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has hinted at taking more drastic measures to save lives from the coronavirus, saying it has emerged as a global epidemic and the government is seeing the impact. Although we have taken some initial steps to save lives, we may have to take more drastic measures in the future and we will take that.He was speaking as the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the 61st six-month basic training course for BCS officers here on Thursday morning. He virtually participated in the main event held at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center (BPATC) Savar through video conference from Ganobhaban.
Emphasizing on the importance of adhering to the health rules, Sheikh Hasina said to the new officials of the administration, “You too should be careful in this regard and keep yourself safe. You will abide by the health rules.” Pay special attention to the other side to be safe. Today, those who go to work with responsibility, you will make sure that everyone follows the rules of health.
The Prime Minister further said, “Through this meeting today, I will tell all the people of the country to take steps to ensure that every health care is complied with.” People’s livelihood must continue. We can’t hurt people. But adherence to hygiene rules is absolutely essential there. Everyone will work sincerely for that.
He said that as wearing a mask is absolutely necessary, everyone returning home from office-court or work will take a little steam of hot water. Because, this virus goes to the sinuses and takes up residence there. To prevent this, you need to protect yourself with a little hot water vapor.
The Prime Minister said, “We will keep pace with the times.” So those who work in the civil service should keep this in mind. You have to work for the people of the country.
Sheikh Hasina said people of all classes and professions have participated in our great liberation struggle irrespective of party affiliation. Therefore, rich and poor, irrespective of religion, caste and creed, should see people as human beings without any discrimination and think of their overall development and work with equal rights for all.
“I want you to serve the people with that mentality,” he said. Because, no one is intentionally poor, we can’t blame them if someone is poor or disabled, they need help, so that they can stand in the society and keep their heads high, that’s the way we want to work.
State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain and Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration spoke on the occasion. On behalf of the Prime Minister, the Minister of State for Public Administration distributed certificates among the first, second and third place winners of the 61st Basic Course. Rector of the organization. Rakib Hossain presented the results and administered the oath. All the 306 officers have succeeded in this course. Of these, 228 are male and 69 are female officers.