"We want to build our country in such a way where our new generations will be able to say proudly that they are the children of a prosperous Bangladesh."
Lieutenant General MASUD UDDIN CHOWDHURY
chief coordinator of the National Coordination Committee.
"Bangladesh is a country with enormous potential, it is not a country of natural disasters and corruption," Gen Chowdhury has also said. "Everybody has to contribute positively so that we can really build a better Bangladesh, a corruption free country, one of the best governed countries in the world," he continues.
Bangladesh, which has been branded as the most corrupt countries in the world, has made some significant breakthrough in its fight against corruption in the last five months. .
"My party do not back dynastic politics."
former prime minister and chairperson of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP).
Khaleda's both sons, who are believed to be corrupt, have always influenced party policy decisions. Khaleda has recently made one of her brothers Vice President of the party.
" The efficiency of the port increased by at least 50 percent and as a result, the cost of business dropped by more than 50 percent."
MOHAMMAD AMIRUL HAQUE
chairman of the ship and port standing committee of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
"Truth is not told at party meetings sometimes only to flatter the party chief. And that's how abuse of power by the party chief is encouraged."
political secretary to AL President Sheikh Hasina.
"Since we have not assumed power with the mandate of politicians, we are not bound to follow their instructions. We assumed power with people's mandate for holding a fair election and free the country from corruption."
law and information adviser.
" There are many undemocratic provisions in the constitution of BNP."
Maj (retd) HAFIZUDDIN AHMED
vice-chairman of the BNP.
"It's a crazy idea."
a member of the Netherlands's ruling Christian Democrat Party.
A Dutch TV station has declared last week that it will go ahead with a programme in which a terminally ill woman selects one of three patients to receive her kidneys.
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