You need to give best service to expatriates: Foreign Minister tells officials
It is necessary to analyze why Muslims fell behind: Sheikh Hasina
BNP is discouraging expats from sending remittances: Obaidul Quader
Sentence of BNP leader Iqbal Hasan Mahmud Tuku and Aman Ullah Aman upheld in corruption case
BNP leader Chand remanded for 3 more days
First bilateral meeting between Sheikh Hasina and Rishi Sunak held
London, May 6: The first bilateral meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been held.
Bangladeshi rescue team receives special honor from Erdogan
Dhaka, April 27: The Bangladesh team conducting post-earthquake rescue operations has been awarded a special award by the Turkish government in recognition of setting a unique example of humanitarian aid. This information was informed in a circular sent by the Directorate of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday (April 26).
Canada: Parliament of Alberta celebrates the sixth anniversary of the recognition of Bengali New Year
Dhaka, April 6: The Bangladesh community celebrated the sixth anniversary of the historic recognition of Bengali New Year in the Parliament of Alberta, Canada. According to a press release received in Dhaka on Wednesday, the program organized on Tuesday night was presided over by Canadian expatriate writer, researcher and journalist Delwar Zahid.
US Congress bill recognizes Bangladesh's progress
Dhaka, April 1: On the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of Bangladesh's independence, a bill was introduced in the United States Congress on March 29. The bill was raised in Congress to recognize the socio-economic progress that Bangladesh has made under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The bill was introduced by South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson as the Vice-Chairman of the Congress Committee on Bangladesh Affairs.
USA expresses concern over the incident of Ambassador Peter Haas
Dhaka, December 19: The United States has expressed concern at the highest level of the Bangladesh government about the incident that happened with Ambassador Peter Haas in Dhaka. Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel gave this information in a question-and-answer session at the regular briefing of the US State Department on Wednesday local time in Washington. Details of the briefing are available on the US State Department website.
Warning issued for movement of British citizens in Dhaka
Dhaka, December 7: British citizens have been instructed to exercise caution in the movement of the political program on December 10 in Dhaka. On Tuesday (December 6), the British Foreign Office issued this directive in a notice on its website.
The Netherlands will provide $7.5 million for Rohingya refugees and host communities
Dhaka, November 29: The Netherlands has decided to provide $7.5 million through the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the welfare of forcibly displaced Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Cox's Bazar district. An agreement has been signed between the Embassy of the Netherlands in Dhaka and the IOM for the implementation of the project titled 'Environmental restoration and strengthening tolerance of Rohingya refugees and host communities in Cox's Bazar'.
Proposal in US House of Representatives to recognize Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh
Dhaka, October 15: Two influential US legislators have raised a proposal in the US House of Representatives seeking the recognition of the genocide that Pakistan carried out in present-day Bangladesh in 1971. President Joe Biden has been called on to recognize the massacre.
OIC Secretary General unwell, Dhaka visit postponed
Dhaka, August 27: Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Hussain Ibrahim has postponed his visit to Dhaka. The decision was taken due to physical illness, the Ministry of External Affairs said. Hussain Ibrahim was scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Saturday (August 27) morning for a three-day visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen.
Bangladesh elected to UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee
Paris, July 8: Bangladesh has been elected to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the next 4 years (2022-2026).
The United States congratulates Bangladesh on the inauguration of the Padma Bridge
Dhaka, June 24: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the much-awaited Padma Bridge tomorrow (Saturday) at 10:00 am. The United States has congratulated Bangladesh on the historic moment of the inauguration of the bridge. A statement from the US Embassy in Dhaka was issued on Friday (June 24th).
Bangladesh votes in favour of Ukraine in UN
New York, March 25: Bangladesh has voted in favour of a UN resolution calling for immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The resolution in favour of Ukraine was passed by 140 votes.
Chinese dream of establishing itself as arms exporter receives jolt as Bangladesh flags faulty equipment supply
Beijing, November 16: China's aim of establishing itself as a defence exporter to many countries that are neighbours to India received a jolt when its supplies to the Bangladesh armed forces have raised concerns over the quality and longevity of the products, media reports said.
US govt condemns attacks on Hindu Durga Puja pandals, temples in Bangladesh
Dhaka/Washington DC, October 20: The United States on Tuesday condemned the recent violence in Bangladesh where Hindu temples and pandals were attacked by unknown men and urged authorities to 'investigate' the matter.
China continues to seek dominance in South Asia
Beijing, August 3: The whole world has been watching China's efforts to expand its hegemonic dominance in various South and Southeast Asian countries under Xi Jinping for a long time. The recent addition to that list is the China-South Asia Countries Poverty Alleviation in Chongqing, China. Apart from India, Bhutan and Maldives, the other five countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) have joined the organization.