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People of Rajshahi are waiting to welcome the Prime Minister

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  • 29 January, 2023 11:44:28

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News desk: Enthusiastic  people of the city as well as eight upazilas of Rajshahi division are eagerly waiting to welcome Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today. Already the metropolis has been decorated with colorful decorations. The city's roadside walls are decorated with banners, posters, placards and festoons.  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a huge public meeting as the chief guest at the historic Madrasah Maidan on Sunday. Rajshahi city and district unit of Bangladesh Awami League is organizing this public meeting.

Apart from addressing the public meeting, the Prime Minister will inaugurate 25 projects at a cost of around Tk 1316.97 crore. He will lay the foundation stones of six more projects at an estimated cost of Rs 376.28 crore. 

To welcome Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Awami League leaders and activists decorated both sides of the road to the public meeting place with large and medium sized banners and posters. Awami League presidium member and Rajshahi mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton said that necessary measures have been taken so that people can listen to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's speech in the Jansabha and its surrounding area of ​​about three kilometers. A large number of volunteers are working to ensure security to help prepare for the public meeting. Now the final stage of preparation is going on.' 

Mayor Litton said, law enforcement agencies have taken strict security measures to make the rally a success. Meanwhile, the Rajshahi Metropolitan Police has imposed some restrictions to make the rally a success.  

RMP Commissioner Anisur Rahman told Buses that the carrying, use and sale of all types of firearms, explosives and firecrackers has been banned in the city from 27 January 2023 to 6 am to 30 January 2023. During that time it is prohibited to operate drones without prior permission. Apart from this, buying and selling of all kinds of drugs, including local and foreign liquor, spirit and alcohol, has been banned at that time. He said that members of law enforcement and security personnel are exempt from this ban.  

Commissioner Anisur Rahman said that since a large number of people are expected to gather here, they have imposed these restrictions to maintain a peaceful atmosphere around the public meeting.


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