Staff Reporter: 08 February 2023, Today Local Government Minister Md Tajul Islam urged the public representatives to serve the people within the law and regulations to ensure the accountability of the local government institutions.
The local government minister said this at the swearing-in ceremony of Barisal and Rajshahi City Corporation’s newly elected councilor Mohammad Rajib Hossain Khan and Mosa Ayesha Khatun. After the swearing-in ceremony, the local government minister urged the councilors to follow the ideals of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and serve the people. He said that the local people’s representatives know the problems of the local people best because they have the most opportunity to benefit the local people.
The minister said that the local people’s representatives can play a major role in improving the quality of life of the local people. The Minister of Local Government said that the importance of local people’s representatives is immense in involving marginalized people in national development. He urged the councilors to be vigilant so that people do not suffer any kind of suffering when they come to seek services. At this time, he said, local public representatives have a role in building strong and serviceable local government institutions.
The local government minister also expressed hope that the newly elected councilors will play their role. Local Government Department Secretary Muhammad Ibrahim conducted the oath taking ceremony. Other senior officials of the local government department were present at this time.