The prime minister asked DCs to discharge their duties with the mindset of serving the people
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday gave a 24-point directive to deputy commissioners to ensure the country’s overall development as she inaugurated the much-awaited three-day annual conference of them.
“The country will advance continuously. I call upon you to focus on some issues out of the huge tasks you are doing,” she said.
The prime minister opened the conference as the chief guest joining virtually from Ganabhaban.
She thanked the Cabinet Division for arranging the DCs’ conference amid the Covid-19 pandemic as the conference was not held in the last two years due to the lethal virus situation.
The conference began at Osmani Memorial Auditorium with the presence of 15 ministers and secretaries in the inaugural ceremony due to the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases.
A video documentary on services to ensure people’s welfare and works for implementing all the development plans of the government across the country by field-level administrations was screened on the occasion.
Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam and PM’s Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus addressed the conference.
Khulna Divisional Commissioner Ismail Hossain, and deputy commissioners of Chandpur and Rangpur also spoke on the occasion, on behalf of the divisional commissioners and DCs, respectively.
The prime minister asked DCs to discharge their duties with the mindset of serving the people following the path of truth and justice for ensuring welfare of the commoners while issuing directives to the DCs.