If BNP comes to power, the spirit of 1971 will vanish: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that if BNP gets power again, there will be no spirit of Liberation War in the country. "We cannot hand over power to BNP, which is the patron of communal forces and militancy," he said. He made the remarks while joining a discussion meeting organised in the city by Dhaka Metropol...

Govt to deal with internal issues, not foreign envoys: Obaidul Quader MP

The government will solve the internal issues of the country and the foreign diplomats have to abide by the rules of the Geneva Convention in this regard, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday. The minister said this while talking to reporters in his ministry's conference room at the secretariat. "Foreign diplomats ...

Awami League remains united under party president’s leadership: Obaidul Quader MP

Minister for road, transport and bridges Obaidul Quader said on Sunday that Awami League remains united under the leadership of party president Sheikh Hasina. He said this while talking to journalists after paying tribute at the portrait of Bangladesh’s founding president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in front of the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum a...

Only Sheikh Hasina can turn crisis into possibility: Obaidul Quader

B angladesh Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the only leader who can turn any crisis into a possibility. He made the remarks while speaking at a meeting, organised by Awami League, on the occasion of the Victory Day. AL President and Prime Mini...

BNP to face people’s uproar during month of victory

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP will face people’s oceanic uproar in December, the month of victory. He said this while addressing the triennial council of Narayanganj district unit of AL at Osmani Stadium here. Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, said people are not with BNP rather they ar...

BNP wants dead bodies to intensify movement: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said BNP wants dead bodies to intensify its movement. "BNP tries to frighten people. If they incite killing, the government will not remain liable. We won't let them become successful," he told a discussion at Osmani Memorial auditorium marking the National Road Safety Day. He said if BNP...

War of words One-eleven, never again

Accusing BNP of trying to stage another one-eleven, Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday advised it to come out "this nightmare." "One-eleven will never come back to Bangladesh," Quader said at a media briefing at his official residence. "Those who think that the government will fall after a few rallies are living in a fool's...

BNP wants to hinder country’s development progress : Obaidul Quader

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transports and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that the BNP wants to obstruct the country’s development progress. “BNP-Jamaat does not want to see Bangladesh’s advancement. They always hatch conspiracy (against the country,” he said while virtually addressing the tr...

PM's India visit has fulfilled people's expectations, not BNP’s: Obaidul Quader

Criticising BNP for spreading rumours and propaganda about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent visit to India, Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader asked the BNP leaders to check what Bangladesh achieved from India during their tenure. "BNP leaders should look at their own face in the mirror so that they could see what they had ...

BNP wants to grab power to bring Hawa Bhaban back: Obaidul Quader MP

Bangladesh Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the main goal of BNP is to bring down the government so that it (BNP) can bring back 'Hawa Bhaban' in the country through militancy, reports BSS. "The fall of the government means power. Take back Bangladesh means Hawa Bhaban...

BNP is the main patron of killing, coup, corruption, terrorism: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday described BNP as the main patron of killing, coup, conspiracy, corruption, criminalisation, terrorism and militancy in this country. "Continuing their long-practised politics of falsehood, the BNP leaders are involved in multifaceted plots and ill-efforts, he said in a statement issued &ls...

PM working tirelessly to overcome impacts of current global crisis: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working relentlessly to overcome the negative impacts of the current situation created due to the price hike of several items, including fuel, across the globe. "Today, the people of Bangladesh are facing hardship due to the negative impact of the glob...

BNP’s arson attack will be tackled strictly

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said if BNP again chooses the path of arson attack in the name of taking to the streets, it will be handled with an iron hand, reports BSS. "If they (BNP) again resort to arson terrorism in the name of taking stance on streets, they will be resi...

Awami League stands against communalism, BNP's falsehood

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that the 6.15 kilometre long Padma Bridge is the symbol of dignity as well as revenge to humiliation. "It is the dream bridge of Sheikh Hasina. The Padma Bridge is the golden outcome of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's bold courage, which proved our ability and capacity," he told a pre...

Budget 2022-23 is aimed at the poor and will revive the country's post-Covid economy: Obaidul Quader

Bangladesh Awami League's General Secretary Obaidul Quader MP has lauded the proposed budget for FY 2022-23, terming it "pro-people and business friendly". Giving reaction on the proposed budgetary allocation, he said the proposed budget is aimed at the poor and will revive the country's post-Covid economy. "It's a business-friendly and pro-pe...

BNP's ill-politics makes its political future uncertain

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said as the BNP practices ill-politics, the party's political future is now questionable.  "The political future of the BNP is in question today due to the practice of ill-politics," he told a press briefing at his official residence here. Responding to a remark of BNP secretary general ...

Bangladesh will never be like Sri Lanka

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the economic condition of Bangladesh will never be like that of Sri Lanka. "Bangladesh is moving forward in all indicators due to the country's massive development spree. The comparison of the economy of Sri Lanka with the economy of Bangladesh is purpose-oriented. It's part of...

BNP shifting responsibility of their failure to govt

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the BNP leaders are shifting the responsibility of their incompetence, inefficiency and failure to the government. He made the remark while speaking at a press conference at his official residence in the city. Quader came down heavily on the BNP leaders as they blamed the government...

The recent US sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former top officials are politically motivated and one-sided

The recent US sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former top officials are politically motivated and one-sided, said Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday. No member of Rab is above the law and at least seven Rab men were sentenced to death in connection with an incident in Narayanganj, said Quader, also the road transp...

BNP has created insurmountable division in politics: Obaidul Quader MP

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader said although BNP has created the wall of division in the politics, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina suspended the jail sentence of Khaleda, giving her an opportunity to take treatment staying at her home. He said, Awami League is not responsible for the legal complications created over the tr...