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After 33 years, the agreement with Pakistan canceled

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, January 7: Pakistan has not delivered two container ships even though 33 years have passed since an agreement was signed. So the cabinet canceled the agreement with Pakistan. A meeting of the virtual cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday (January 6) approved a proposal to overturn a cabinet decision to purchase two container ships for the Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) from Pakistan.

5 million new overseas employment targets set: PM

Dhaka, December 19, 2021: Wishing success to all programs taken on the occasion of International Migrants Day-2021, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has set a target of 5 million (five million) new foreign employment in the Eighth Five Year Plan.

PM Hasina promises maximum benefits to British investors

Dhaka, November 5: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon UK investors to take part in Bangladesh's development journey by investing in lucrative sectors. At the same time, she said, there is ample opportunity for British investors to invest in the best possible way.

PM Hasina inaugurates Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit-2021

Dhaka, October 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the week-long international 'Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit-2021', which brings together policy makers, business leaders and investors from around the world. The summit also aims to show Bangladesh's readiness for investors and entrepreneurs even during the Covid-19 pandemic.

ECNEC approves 10 projects including U-Loop-Underpass for Tk 2,575.42 crore

Dhaka, July 28: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 10 projects including construction of U-loop-underpass on Dhaka-Chittagong highway. The total cost for the implementation of the projects has been estimated at Tk 2,575.42 crore. Of this, Tk 2,150.42 crore will be available from government funds and Tk 425 crore will be taken as loans.

ECNEC approves 10 projects at a cost of Tk 6,651 crore

Dhaka, June 8: At the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC), 10 projects have been approved at a cost of around Tk 6,651.34 crore. Of this, the government will provide Tk 5,219.81 crore, the agency's own financing will be Tk 798.03 crore and foreign debt will be Tk 637.50 crore.

Budget: Women get tax benefits, the rich to pay more

Dhaka, June 4: In the new financial year (2021-22), the surcharge slab of the wealthy has been restructured to increase revenue. At the same time, in order to increase participation in sustainable development and economy, small and medium women entrepreneurs have been given tax exemption on annual transactions. On Thursday, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presented the budget proposal for the fiscal year 2021-22. This is his third budget as finance minister and the 13th consecutive budget of the ruling Awami League government.

Budget of Tk 6,03,681 crore largest in Bangladesh's history

Dhaka, June 3: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has presented the largest budget- FY 2021-2022- in the history of Bangladesh in the National Assembly. The size of this year's budget is Tk 6,03,681 crore.

ECNEC approves 9 projects at a cost of Tk 5,239 crore

Dhaka, June 1: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved nine projects costing around Tk 5,239.62 crore. Of this, Tk 5,004.39 crore will come from government funding and Tk 235.23 crore from foreign sources. The projects were approved at a virtual ECNEC meeting chaired by Prime Minister and ECNEC Chairperson Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday (June 1).

PM starts giving financial aid via mobile phone service

Dhaka, May 2, 2021: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched the second phase of distribution of cash assistance to 3.7 million families severely affected by the second wave of coronavirus epidemic in the country through mobile phone service.

Bangladesh is now a lucrative destination for US investors: PM Hasina

Dhaka, April 7: With sustainable economic growth and a fast-growing market, Bangladesh is now a lucrative destination for US traders and investors. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the remarks in a video message at the opening ceremony of the Bangladesh-US Business Council on Tuesday (April 6).

Bangladesh-Bhutan route will be used to expand trade

Dhaka, March 24: Bangladesh and Bhutan have agreed to operate navigable routes between the two countries to expand trade. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering agreed at a meeting at the Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday (March 24th).

Prime Minister suggests the use of modern technology in insurance

Dhaka, March 1: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested the use of modern technology to pay insurance premiums and assess losses. The Prime Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of 'National Insurance Day-2021' at Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital on Monday (March 1). She joined the programme via video conference from Ganobhaban.

Sheikh Hasina urges AL members to read 'Goenda Nothite Bangabandhu' book

Dhaka, February 23: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to read the books compiled "Bangabandhu in the documents of Pakistani intelligence" to know the various steps and contribution of Bangabandhu in all movements starting from language movement. She made the call while addressing a discussion meeting of the Awami League on the occasion of Martyrs' Day and International Mother Language Day at its central office on Bangabandhu Avenue on Monday.

Malaysia keen to export LNG to Bangladesh

Dhaka, February 8: Malaysia is interested in exporting LNG to Bangladesh. Malaysian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Haznah Mohammad Hashim expressed this interest during a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban on Sunday (February 7).