“No, no, it's not my baby. It's their baby.”
prime minister (PM)
in an interview with the Time magazine.
She was asked about the opposition leader Sheikh Hasina's claim that the insurgency was Khaleda's baby.
About crushing militancy she said: "We have broken their back. Some leaders face a death sentence. Many have been given 40 years in jail."
In reply to another question about the bickering between two parties hindering economic development, the PM said, "We're not fighting, we're working. We have many development programmes. If you go to the countryside, you'll see good roads, bridges, homes, electricity, and women's education. I am doing all these things".
“What a big liar the Prime Minister is!”
leader of the opposition and Awami League president.
She also said, "On what basis the PM says that she came to know about militancy in Bangladesh after Aug 17, 2005 when her government itself banned several Islamic outfits in February of the same year? Who were behind the grenade attacks on Aug 21, 2004 in which dozens of AL leaders and activists were killed? Were the attackers directed by the government?" Hasina said this at a discussion programme marking the World Health Day.
“These liars will not last long. I guarantee you, people of Bangladesh are now waiting for the time to change the fascist alliance government and make the dreams of the martyrs come true.”
lawyer and president of Gono Forum
at a seminar.
“The medium-range Kowsar missile is capable of combating electronic jamming systems and it cannot be thrown off course by any instruments.”
Iranian State Television
declaring the successful test of a land-to-air missile.
Kowsar means "a spring in heaven" in Farsi.
“According to the U.N.D.P., the country now scores higher than neighbour India on several key barometers of social development, such as infant mortality, child vaccination, and employment of womena striking turnaround over the past decade or so.”
A Time Magazine Cover Story
Titled "Rebuilding Bangladesh".
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