Seven die in a day as Bangladesh's Covid-19 toll increases to 27,785
We must respond to communal instigators: Home Minister
Case against Dhaka North Mayor Atiqul Islam dismissed
21 lakh women in social safety net
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Dhaka, Ocotber 6: The United States has expressed interest in investing in the development of urban infrastructure and cooperation with the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) in improving the quality of primary health care in the city. Earl R. Miller, the US Ambassador to Bangladesh, expressed this interest in a courtesy call on DSCC Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh at the Mayor's Office in Nagar Bhaban on Tuesday (October 5) afternoon.
Dhaka, October 1: The United States has responded to the killing of Mohibullah, a leading Rohingya leader based in Ukhia, Cox's Bazar. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has demanded a full and transparent investigation into the leader's death, as well as holding the perpetrators accountable. The State Department says Secretary of State Anthony Blinken made the claim in a press statement.
Dhaka, September 29: A consignment carrying 25 lakh doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from the United States at 4:30 am on Tuesday
Dhaka, September 23: The United States has announced another USD 18 crore in aid for the Rohingya people. US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced the assistance on Wednesday (September 22). The money will be used to provide humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Muslims scattered across the Rakhine state of Myanmar and Bangladesh, as well as other areas. The US State Department confirmed the information in a statement.
Dhaka, September 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her call for declaring the Covid-19 vaccine as a 'global public interest material' in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. She made the call at a White House Global Covid-19 Summit: Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better Health Security on Wednesday (September 22).
Dhaka, September 11: The local administration in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, has removed the nameplate of Ziaur Rahman, the assassin of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, from a street.
Dhaka, July 24: A group of doctors living in the United States is sending 250 mobile ventilator machines as a gift to provide medical services to patients infected with coronavirus (Covid 19). These mobile ventilators will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday (July 24) night.
Dhaka, July 20: Another 3 million doses of Moderna coronavirus vaccine have arrived at Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport through the COVAX facility. The vaccines arrived on a Qatar Airways cargo plane around 9 pm on Monday.
Dhaka, June 30: The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) in Bangladesh has approved the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in the country on Tuesday, a press release said.
Dhaka, June 26: The United States of America will be donating 25 lakh doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh through the COVAX program. The vaccines will be available in the next seven to 10 days, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Friday (June 25).
Dhaka, June 11: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said on Friday, June 11- Sheikh Hasina's release from Prison day- he could hold hold a meeting after the then Awami League and present Prime Minister's release from jail in 2008 due to growing reformists in the United States during the military-backed caretaker government of 1/11.
Dhaka, June 11: Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that the United States of America will provide 1 million 800 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh through COVAX.
Dhaka, June 11: At this juncture of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the United States has sent two aircraft with emergency protection equipment at the request of Bangladesh. Last week, the US Ambassador, the Director General of the Department of Health, the Department of Economic Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Finance, as well as the Director of the USAID Mission were present at the reception.
Dhaka, June 9: Covid-19 vaccination has been stopped in 42 districts and almost half the centres in Dhaka, according to a report by the Depart of Health on Tuesday.
US says no to export of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, to provide, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech doses to Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 8: The United States has said that they will provide Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to Bangladesh and not Ozford-AstraZeneca doses.