Deputy Speaker Shamsul Haque Tuku on Thursday said the law and order situation of the country should be improved continuously.
"The law and order situation in the country is good but it must be constantly improved," he said.
The deputy speaker was speaking as the chief guest at a meeting of the Santhia Upazila administration in Pabna, the Parliament Secretariat said in a statement.
Tuku, also former state minister for home affairs, said the administration and the law enforcement agencies should always be vigilant to build a society free from militancy, drugs and smoking.
The Deputy Speaker said all the elected representatives, politicians, government officials and employees should work together to ensure a place for the country in the rank of the developed ones.
He said the development journey of Bangladesh accelerated after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina started steering the country (towards progress). "The PM opened another new horizon for Bangladesh by launching metro rail on Wednesday."
With the commencement of the metro rail service, the commuters would now be able to avail of modern, safe and comfortable transport services and get relief from nagging traffic jams and save their valuable time, Tuku said.