Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen’s remark -- the people of Bangladesh are living in heaven compared to other countries in the world -- is a joke with the people, said BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.
BNP Secretary General made this comment during a press conference at BNP Chairperson’s Gulshan office on Saturday (August 13).
Mirza Fakhrul further said that the foreign minister made the remark when people are struggling to survive.
BNP Secretary General claimed that corruption is the main reason behind the current situation and that's why they started joking with the people.
He also said that the Foreign Minister has no right to make such a statement at a time of public suffering.
Mirza Fakhrul said the minister has made such statements before which become ridiculous to the people of the country.
On August 12, Foreign Minister claimed that the people of Bangladesh are in heaven compared to other countries amid the global recession.
The minister made this comment after attending a meeting regarding the expansion of MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet on August 12.
BDST: 1615 HRS, AUG 13, 2022