Information Minister Dr Hasa Mahmud said the BNP leaders are leaving their party due to its negative politics.
he said while addressing a discussion in the capital on Friday (November 8).
Hasan said, “The BNP leaders are leaving their party because of its negative politics. They are telling that BNP has now turned into a nationalist Skype party.”
Speaking as the chief guest, Hasan said BNP leaders M Morshed Khan and Lt. Gen. (Retd) Mahbubur Rahman has already left the BNP because of its politics of vandalism. As a result, he said, the strength of BNP is diminishing. Welcoming constructive criticism, he said BNP criticizes everything done by the government, but it should acknowledge the government’s good works and development activities.
He said although the whole world lauds the progress made by Bangladesh, BNP remains blind in this regard.
Highlighting the country’s economic growth, he said former US President Barak Obama praised Bangladesh’s mobile banking system at a function in his village home.
Lauding the economic progress of Bangladesh, Indian economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Kumar Sen advised the least developed countries to learn lessons from Bangladesh in achieving high GDP growth, the information minister said.
Deputy Minister for Education and AL organizing secretary Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel and IDEB general secretary Md Shamsur Rahman, among others, spoke at the meeting with IDEB President Engr AKMA Hamid in the chair.