Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised Sheikh Hasina of mobilising more development assistance for Bangladesh. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has promised Sheikh Hasina of mobilising more development assistance for Bangladesh. He hoped the ongoing Japan-funded projects in Bangladesh would be executed ‘fast’. Abe...
Future is Here’. The Prime Minister said this while inaugurating “Digital World 2015”, the largest digital exposition of South Asia, in Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) here this afternoon. Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Division and Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS) are...
Bangladesh and Belarus Monday signed a dozen of deals and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in a number of areas, including business and investment, agriculture, education, and science and technology, reports BSS. Representatives of the two countries signed seven deals and five MoUs in...
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the country’s first-ever Metro rail project. The ceremony took place at Gazipur on the outskirts of capital Dhaka on Thursday evening, Xinhua reported. In February this year, Bangladesh signed a loan deal with... Read More..
Bangladesh rivals end 10-year silence – but fail to find peace Three-day general strike begins with wave of violence after talks fail to halt stand-off An historic phone call – believed to be the first direct conversation between two of Bangladesh’s fiercest rival political leaders... Read More..
General elections in Bangladesh must be held within 90 days after the expiration of the Parliament. Since the ninth parliament expires on October 25, 2013, Article 123 of the Constitution of Bangladesh requires general elections to be held between the dates October 26, 2013 and... Read More..
JAMALPUR, October 10, 2013 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today firmly said that none will be able to destroy the country and “we’ll win the fight against poverty.” She urged the people to elect Awami League once again to complete the unfinished task of... Read More..
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received the ‘South-South Award’ on the first day of her New York visit for her government’s achievement in alleviating poverty in Bangladesh. Francis Lorenzo, President of International Organisation for South South, handed over the award to Hasina on Monday night... Read More..
DHAKA 27-09: India started transmission of electricity to Bangladesh to test a newly built line under an agreement to export 250 Megawatt of power to its energy-starved neighbour. “The flow of power began on a test-run basis ahead of the formal launch of the transmission... Read More..
27 September 2013 – In the last four and a half years, 50 million people have joined the ranks of the middle class while the average gross domestic product (GDP) rate has remained at 6.4 per cent, Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh told... Read More..
Political crisis and confusion galore are mounting in Bangladesh over the next general election, which must be completed between October 25, 2013 and January 24, 2014. Before the fiver-year term of the present Awami League led coalition government is over by December 2013, it has... Read More..
The ruling Awami League headed by Hasina pushed through a constitutional amendment scrapping the caretaker government. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned that the democratic process in the country might be stalled for the next 10 years if an “unconstitutional government” comes to power... Read More..