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Akash Islam

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Build yourself as pro-people force - PM

08 Jan, 2018 18:29:37

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the police to build themselves as members of a pro-people force as their duty towards people is huge.

She said, "You must always remember that you're the members of the police force of independent Bangladesh...your duty towards people is immense...you have to build yourselves as pro-people ones."

PM Hasina also received respect from police parade while inaugurating the five-day long Police Week with the motto of preventing drug and militancy.

A total of 106 police officials were given the honour for their roles in anti-militancy operations and 42 others as they suffered severe injuries during the operations.

Of them, 30 have received the Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) Bravery and 28 got the BPM-Service. Of the rests 71 got the President Police Medal (PPM) Bravery and 53 got the PPM-Service for their excellent services in 2017.