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85pc people satisfied with present govt: Survey

BSS | Published: January 26, 2020 19:13:50 | Updated: January 26, 2020 21:06:01

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About 85 per cent people of the country are satisfied with the current government, led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according a new survey of Research International (RI).

The opinion poll was carried out randomly selected on 5,429 mobile phone users on the first year activities of the present government. The findings of the survey were revealed at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club in the capital on Sunday.

Research International Chief Executive Officer and Australia Expatriate Researcher Abul Hasnat Milton, its chief coordinator Kazi Ahmad Parvez and coordinating officer Mosharraf Hossain were present, among others, at the press conference.

About 80 per cent respondents of the poll said the first year of the government’s present term is better than its previous one while only three per cent respondents expressed dissatisfaction over the activities of the government.

Speaking at the press conference, researcher Milton said the prime minister in her address on January 7 last asked the countrymen to keep trust in her government and 86 per cent respondents said they kept trust on it as only three per cent did not keep trust on her government and 11 per cent respondents did not answer during the poll.

During the poll, when asked about the successful ministries of the government, around 30 per cent respondents said the education ministry is most successful one, followed by the road transport and bridges ministry (28 per cent) and the ICT ministry (9 per cent).

About 36 per cent respondents indentified Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader as the most successful and skilled minister, followed by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni (29 per cent).

Around 65 per cent respondents did not show interest to make comments on the activities of BNP, while 25 per cent respondents expressed dissatisfaction over BNP and only six per cent were satisfied over its activities.

About 48 per cent respondents think that there should be a strong opposition party in the country as 11 per cent did not think so and 20 per cent respondents declined to answer.

Citing the survey findings, Milton said BNP is losing its importance in politics day by day and during the poll, respondents also showed less interest to talk about Jatiya Party.

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