No deal against country’s interests: LGRD Minister
Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives Minister Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain has said there will be no deal with India ignoring the greater interest of the country and its people.
“There will be no deal with any country against Bangladesh’s interest. Treaty will be signed based on equity,” the minister said on Friday while inaugurating a bridge connecting Kushtia and Horipur in Kushtia.
Refuting frequent remarks of BNP about possible treaty with India in different bilateral issues, the LGRD minister said that BNP’s words are not a issue for the government as no anti-people deal will be signed.
He also criticized BNP for its controversial role in patronising to the militant outfits nationwide saying.
“We have earlier declared zero tolerance against militancy and terrorism,” he said.
Awami League joint-general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif, deputy commissioner Mohammad Jahir Raihan, police super SM Mehedi Hasan, district AL president Sador Uddin Khan, Zilla Parishad Chairman Rabiul Islam and district AL general secretary Asgor Ali, among others, accompanied the LGRD minister.