Friday, June 23, 2017 | ePaper
'Empowerment of women to be promoted'
Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain said the empowerment of women would be promoted to enhance the development of the country in a greater extent.
"AL government is working to empower women as they make up 50 percent of total population," the minister said this while addressing a discussion and Iftar Mahfil arranged for the women on Thursday evening at his Badarpur residence in Faridpur.
The minister also urged the women to come forward to strengthen the hands
of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the next election.