BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul's bail hearing on Thursday
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London, Nov 29: Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasnim was unanimously elected as the First Vice President of the 33rd Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London on Monday with 150 votes.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 7 October 2023: Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Masahiro Okamura commented that the construction of third terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and Matarbari deep sea port will help Bangladesh to get out of the list of least developed countries (LDC).
Dhaka, June 15: The 'Culture of Peace' resolution raised by Bangladesh in the UN General Assembly was unanimously accepted. Bangladesh Permanent Representative and Ambassador Mohammad Abdul Muhith presented the resolution on behalf of Bangladesh at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday (June 14) local time.
Beijing, June 15: China supports Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's stand against US sanctions on Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) issue. The country will fully support Bangladesh in maintaining its independence, sovereignty and geographical integrity.
London, May 6: The first bilateral meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been held.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
Paris, July 8: Bangladesh has been elected to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the next 4 years (2022-2026).
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).