Corruption is not only a problem in Bangladesh, but also in the US: Peter Haas
News of Arav Khan's arrest is not true
Shahabuddin Chuppu has no obstacle to take oath as President
Special session of Parliament to begin on April 6
23 people sentenced to death in Madaripur's Rajib murder case
Prime Minister asks to explore new markets
Dhaka, March 21: In view of the Russia-Ukraine war, export growth is certain and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the concerned parties to find new markets for Bangladeshi products.
PM proposes India to use Chittagong and Sylhet ports
Dhaka, March 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proposed the use of Chittagong and Sylhet ports to India for mutual benefit, stressing on strengthening regional connectivity to increase trade and commerce.
Dutch-Bangla money heist: Mastermind Sohail arrested
Dhaka, March 18: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Intelligence Department has arrested the mastermind Sohail Rana (33) in the robbery of Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd. He was arrested from Hemayetpur in Savar on Friday, March 17. Meanwhile, 87.5 lakh taka was recovered from him. Sohail was the driver of Money Plant Link Private Limited Company.
Bangladesh Bank's stolen reserve likely to be returned within next few months
Dhaka, March 17: In the next few months, the entire amount of stolen reserves of Bangladesh Bank may be returned. After the Federal Court's ruling last January, the Philippine government has taken steps to return this money as soon as possible.
US will continue to be number one in investing in Bangladesh: Peter Haas
Dhaka, March 16: US Ambassador Peter Haas said that the United States is number one in terms of foreign investment in Bangladesh and will continue to be number one in the future.
Tk 730 cr remittances coming daily in March
Dhaka, March 16: In March, the third month of this year, remittances (expatriate income) of 6 crore 82 lakh dollars or Tk 730 crore (calculating 1 USD = Tk 107) are coming to the country every day. If this trend continues, the expatriate income will reach a record 2.11 billion dollars or Tk 22,600 crore rupees at the end of the month. This picture has emerged in the latest report of Bangladesh Bank.
Demanding fair share, not mercy: Prime Minister
Dhaka, March 15: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, in the critical situation of the world, many development partners are raising interest rates, and trading partners are imposing unnecessary restrictions, which are pushing us towards economic losses. She demanded for fair share by providing financing on easy terms until the crisis is over.
Bhutan can use Bangladesh's roads, ports
Dhaka, March 14: The government has decided to give the neighbouring country Bhutan the opportunity to use the roads and ports of Bangladesh in terms of import and export. The cabinet has approved the agreement for this purpose.
Prime Minister Hasina inaugurates 'Bangladesh Business Summit-2023'
Dhaka, March 11: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the three-day 'Bangladesh Business Summit-2023' at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital to celebrate the golden jubilee of FBCCI and the expansion of business and investment.
Bangladesh can be a market of 3 billion people: Sheikh Hasina
Dhaka, March 11: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that due to its strategic geographical location, Bangladesh can be the center of the regional market of 3 billion people. Bangladesh can play a special role in communication as a bridge between East and West.
Prime Minister offers land to Saudi in economic zone
Dhaka, March 11: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has offered land in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for Saudi Arabia and sought more investment from the oil-rich country in Bangladesh. She said, "We want more Saudi investment in Bangladesh."
Dutch-Bangla Bank robbed of 11 crore taka, Tk 9 crore recovered so far
Dhaka, March 10: At around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, a Dutch-Bangla Bank cash vehicle was robbed at Uttara in the capital. At this time, 11 crore 20 lakh taka was taken away. After eight hours of this incident, Dhaka Metropolitan Detective (DB) police recovered about nine crore taka.
Proposal to impose 0.5% tax at source on garment exports
Dhaka, March 8: BGMEA and BKMEA, two associations of the garment sector, have proposed to reduce the applicable withholding tax rate from 1 percent to 0.5 percent against exports of ready-made garments for the next five years.
Sheikh Hasina calls for Bangladesh-Qatar Business Forum's formation
Doha, March 7: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for the formation of a committee between the governments of Bangladesh and Qatar on trade and investment.
Bangladesh: Imports increased through Hili land port
Dhaka, March 5, 2023 : The importers of Dinajpur's Hili land port have started importing more consumer goods ahead of the upcoming month of Ramadan.