Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina criticised BNP leaders for hurricane lamp movement against the Awami League-led government on Monday (August 1).
She said: “We will provide security to the countrymen by handing hurricane to their hand. We will take measures in advance so that our people live well.”
The premier was addressing a blood donation programme as the chief guest marking the first day of the month of mourning, joining virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence in the capital.
Bangladesh Krishak League organised the function on the premises of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi 32 in the capital.
The prime minister said her government has reached power to every house across the country and is now taking precautionary measures to save power and energy.
Referring to BNP governments' wholesale looting from the power sector, she said her government is taking measures to save energy for the future not for launching looting like the BNP government.
The premier said the power generation would have been reduced if her government was involved in looting and it is usual, adding, "But the Awami League has maximised the power generation capacity to 24,000MW.
BDST: 1511 HRS, August 1, 2022