Zila Parishad gets new multi-storey building in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, Sept 2, 2021 (BSS)- The newly constructed multi-storied building of Rajshahi Zila Parishad has been inaugurated formally today creating scopes of infusing dynamism into its administrative and development activities.
The local government entity has constructed its own four-storey building at the traditional court premises in Rajshahi city at a cost of around Taka 16 crore.
Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Tajul Islam opened the building virtually as chief guest saying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reactivated the zila parishad and strengthened it for welfare of the nation.
He called for making the ancient institution more effective and functional so the grassroots people can derive its total benefits.
Senior Secretary to the ministry Helaluddin Ahmed addressed the ceremony as the special guest virtually mentioning that the role of zila parishad is imperative to develop the country.
He opined that the institution must be effective and pro-people for the living and livelihood condition of the public in general.
Zila Parishad Chairman Muhammad Ali Sarker welcomed the participants.
Engineer Enamul Haque, MP, Rajshahi Divisional Commissioner Dr Humayun Kabir, Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abu Kalam Siddique, Rajshahi Deputy Commissioner Abdul Jalil and Superintendent of Police Masud Hossain also joined the opening ceremony.