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Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 14: The government has decided to observe a day of national mourning on Saturday following the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 14: President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed deep grief over the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 30: President Md. Abdul Hamid has inspected various development projects including under-construction cantonment in Mithamin upazila of Kishoreganj.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 24: President Md. Abdul Hamid received the identity cards of nine envoys separately at the court hall of Bangabhaban on Wednesday. One of them is High Commissioner and the other eight are Ambassadors.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, March 21: President Md. Abdul Hamid has called upon all concerned to ensure that education does not become only certificate-based.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 19: President Md. Abdul Hamid has directed the Divisional Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to build a culture of transparency and accountability at every level of field administration.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her government's stance on 'zero tolerance' policy against militancy, terrorism and drugs, saying their goal is to build a prosperous and golden Bangladesh of Father of the Nation's dream by ensuring peace and security of the people.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, December 17: The entire nation on Thursday, December 16, commemorated the heroic children on the golden jubilee of the Bengalis' victory in the war of liberation, whose bloodshed ended two decades of Pakistani rule and raised independent Bangladesh on the world map.
Dhaka, December 16: President Md. Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid their respects at the National Memorial on Victory Day with a limited number of people due to the coronavirus pandemic. No one was present at the National Memorial in Savar except the designated person during the wreath-laying ceremony of the President-Prime Minister.
Dhaka, November 9: A special session of Parliament has begun on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Dhaka, October 13: Women and Children Repression Prevention (amendment) ordinance -2020 has been enacted with the provision of death penalty as the maximum punishment for rape. On Tuesday (October 13) President Md. Abdul Hamid issued the ordinance. The Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Law Ministry issued a gazette notification.
Dhaka, October 10: A presidential ordinance may be issued this week to make death penalty the punishent for rape instead of life imprisonment, said Biplob Barua, Awami League office secretary and special assistant to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Dhaka, 9 October: Newly appointed High Commissioner of India Vikram Kumar Doraiswamy on Thursday presented his credentials to President Md. Abdul Hamid at the Bangabhaban.
Dushanbe, June 15: In the official residence assigned to him in Dushanbe, Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev received in the morning of June 15 the President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid.