Honorable Minister of Lands Saifuzzaman Chowdhury, MP has been felicitated by the ‘World Book of Records’ a UK-based organization in recognition of his “Matchless contribution in digitalizing services and developing transparent and accountable public institutions of the Ministry of Land, Bangladesh”.
In a program organized in the conference room of the land ministry at the Bangladesh secretariat on Sunday, The Chairman of the ‘World Book of Records’, Dr. Diwakar Sukul, joining the event by video conference, formally felicitated Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury and informed him that his (Land Minister’s) name of for the aforementioned achievement has been listed in the record book of the organization. Later, the President of the Bangladesh section of that organization Raoman Smitha handed over the certificate of honor to the land minister.
Land Secretary Md. Mostafizur Rahman PAA was present as a guest of honor at the occasion.
Remembering Father of the Nation Bangabandhu with reverence, Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury, while addressing the event, said, “I am very happy and honored to get felicitations from the ‘World Book of Records.” I think this achievement is not just my achievement – this achievement belongs to the whole ministry. Today’s achievement has been possible due to the strong leadership of the Hon’ble Prime Minister.
Saifuzzaman Chowdhury further said that under the leadership of the Prime Minister, Bangladesh has now on the way to the reach the list of middle-income countries. We will have to face more challenges. We need to change our mindset and think outside the box.
I always tell the colleagues of the Ministry and its affiliated departments/agencies that problems can be solved if we can ensure efficiency, transparency, and accountability in the workplace. If there are honesty and sincerity in work, rest will follow naturally. People’s identity is revealed through work – the minister added at this time.
Describing the land minister as a source of light and motivation, the chairman of the World Book of Records said that digitization of land services would not only ensure transparency and accountability – it would also ensure peopl’s rights. At this time he highlighted the extraordinary activities of the expatriate Bangladeshi people working in various fields in the United Kingdom.
The Land Secretary thanked the World Book of Records organization for nominating the Land Minister for the honor and said, this achievement of the Minister is inspiring for all of us. It will encourage us to do better.
Chairman of Land Reform Board Md Mostafa Kamal, Director General of Land Record and Survey Department Md. Taslimul Islam, Additional Secretary Pradip Kumar Das and other senior officials of the Ministry of Land, and various members of the Bangladesh section of the World Book of Records were present on the occasion amongst others.
Note that the World Book of Records is a UK-based organization that certifies, verifies and records extraordinary achievements around the world.