Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the people's trust in the Awami League has been the key to her government's success in upgrading Bangladesh to a developing nation.
"As people believe us and we also have trust and confidence in them, we could work smoothly," she said adding that Bangladesh today has got the recognition of a developing country.
The premier said this while delivering her introductory speech at the weekly Ecnec meeting held at NEC Auditorium at Planning Commission in the city's Sher-E-Bangla Nagar.
She joined the programme virtually from her official residence Ganobhaban.
She said that the ruling Awami League formed the government through a democratic process winning the election by popular votes.
She mentioned that the continuity helped her government advance the country and attain developing country status.
"Whenever AL comes to power we always work for changing of fates of the people. Whatever the achievements we have, it is the contribution of the people and Bangladesh now stands in a position of strength" she said.
Hasina, the eldest child of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said that she always follows the path and ideology of her father to worki for the country and its people.
"We have taken short-and-medium, and five-year plans and we have implemented those. Apart from these, we have formulated long-term Perspective plans, specified the aim and advanced the country towards that," she said.
She also mentioned that her government is implementing Vision 2021, announced before the 2008 election.