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Bangladesh against war but will defend sovereignty: PM Hasina
Dhaka, Feb 21: Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud said that the government's goal is to establish Bengali as an official language of the United Nations (UN).
Dhaka, Jan 22: Foreign Minister Hasan Mahmud met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in Uganda. UN Secretary General praised the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. This information was shared in a press release sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dhaka, Jan 20: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres congratulated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for forming the government for the fourth time in a row.
Dhaka, Jan 15: Protesting the statement given by the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) on the 12th National Parliament elections of Bangladesh, the government has said, "The statement has misrepresented and politicized and biased human rights."
Dhaka, Jan 1: BNP has sent a letter to the United Nations (UN) seeking its intervention to stop the upcoming 12th National Assembly elections. Shayrul Kabir Khan, a member of the party's media cell, gave this information on Sunday night.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 3 November 2023: Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has commented that the United Nations has no effectiveness in reality. He made this comment in reference to the statement given by the United Nations on the political violence of October 28.
Dhaka, June 24: United Nations Under-Secretary General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Catherine Pollard paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury at her office on Saturday. During the meeting, they discussed in detail about women's empowerment, gender equality, Rohingya issue, parliamentary session, participation of women in peace missions.
Dhaka, June 13: In December of this year, the UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference is being held in the West African country of Ghana. In view of the request of the United Nations, the preparatory meeting of the ministerial level is going to be held in Dhaka at the end of this month. The main discussion of the meeting will be the participation of women in peace missions.
Dhaka, May 29: The United Nations special rapporteur on Poverty and Human Rights, Olivier De Schutter, praised Bangladesh's significant progress in poverty alleviation. The UN special rapporteur met with the State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday.
Dhaka, May 23: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will support the development of livelihoods of the people of the Bay of Bengal and coastal areas through the extraction of fish and marine resources. As part of this, FAO will provide technical and financial grant support to Bangladesh.
Dhaka, March 22: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen MP requested the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Myanmar, Nolin Hejar, to increase her engagement with the Myanmar authorities as well as all other partners in improving the Rohingya situation in Rakhine. He especially emphasized on identifying the root causes of the Rohingya crisis and solving it quickly.
Dhaka, March 6: United Nations member states agreed on Saturday to sign a draft international treaty, the first after years of negotiations, to take the necessary steps to prevent sea level rise from submerging nearly half of the world's land.
Dhaka, February 25: Russia has thanked Bangladesh for abstaining from voting in favour of the latest resolution that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted on the Ukraine situation.
Dhaka, December 17: Gwyn Lewis, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Dhaka, congratulated the countrymen on the 51st Victory Day of Bangladesh on Friday, saying that Bangladesh has been able to set itself as a role model for other countries.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 18: This year's resolution on the human rights situation of Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups in Myanmar was adopted unanimously by the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.