one of our
commitments in the election
manifesto to ensure easy supply of
fertiliser to farmers. We are happy to
have fulfilled the promise and enable
millions of farmers to get fertiliser
at a lower rate.."
declaring her government's decision to cut the
prices of non-urea fertilisers to almost
half per kilogram.
"The production cost is going to come down."
economist and research director of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
about the government decision to halve the price of fertiliser.
"In our country a number of very wealthy dragons have been created. They have huge amount of money but they do not pay taxes. They need to be punished."
"He (AMA Muhith) has no reason to worry about the economy this fiscal year and even until the end of this (calendar) year."
MIRZA AZIZUL ISLAM
Former finance adviser to the immediate past caretaker government.
He has also said, “By the grace of Allah, and due to the efforts by the farmers, we have had a bumper production.”
“Strawberry cultivation is relatively new in the country, but it is not difficult. It spins money.”
MUZAHIDUL ISLAM ZAHID
an official of the Quantum Foundation which bought over 1,000 strawberry plants.
“The government is pledge-bound to fulfil people's aspirations by ensuring food, clothing and employment, but if it fails the country would see uncertainty.”
AMIR HOSSAIN AMU
Awami League lawmaker and presidium member.
“We will have to introduce computer facilities to modernize the police force in a bid to reduce crimes… If all the land, sea and air ports including the immigration of the Zia International Airport can be brought under computer network it will be much easier to control crimes.”
TANJIM AHMED SOHEL TAJ
state minister for home affairs.
“My brother has become a minister. I'll become the president any day as it was promised by Sheikh Hasina…I've proved myself as the most popular leader by returning to parliament from three constituencies, bagging the maximum number of votes.”
(R) thedailystar.net 2009