"The present power crisis is a legacy of the BNP-led government. They spent Tk 20,000 crore in the name of generating power but could not produce any. They plundered crores of taka and siphoned them off abroad, which they have to return."
"We would like to eliminate the existing discrimination at primary level education."
Education Policy Formulation Committee.
"We have to think of introducing the one-track system of education across the country," he has also said.
"We want to remove disparities prevailing in primary education in the country."
NURUL ISLAM NAHID
education minister. .
"Someone wanted to banish me from the country and now someone wants to oust me from my house."
Bangladesh Nationalist Party.
"It's a matter of relief for me that the huge task of anti-corruption drives will no longer be on my shoulder."
acting chief of Anti-corruption Commission (ACC)
after the appointment of a new ACC chief. .
"The demand is growing as these have nice luminosity and help save electricity."
MD HABIBUR RAHMAN MOLLAH
chief operating officer of Bangladesh Lamps.
The country's energy saving bulb industry has experienced a rapid growth in the last few years.
"The amount of compensation resulting from workplace death should be over Tk 6 lakh instead of the existing Tk 1 lakh."
secretary to labour and employment ministry.
Islam has also said that the government is planning to amend Bangladesh Labour Act 2006.
"The committee wanted to verify how the former (the then speaker) paid his medical bill and how much money he took with him when he went to London for treatment. Scrutiny of related documents clearly showed that he took Tk 27.86 lakh illegally through misuse of power."
Brig Gen (retd) SK ABU BAKR
chief of the sub-committee that is probing allegations of corruption against former Speaker Jamiruddin Sircar.
He has also said, "The sub-committee sent a letter to the former speaker on April 26 asking him to submit his passport but he did not, and this amounted to contempt of parliament."
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