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PM Hasina hopes India-Bangladesh friendship will be eternal

2 killed, 6 hurt in Narsingdi bus-covered van collision

Met predicts rain in 4 divisions including Dhaka

Drug case against Pori Moni will continue

Medical tourism bolstering Bangladesh-India bilateral ties

UN calls on all parties in Bangladesh to refrain from violence

New York, Jan 11: The United Nations reiterated its call on all parties in Bangladesh to refrain from any form of violence and ensure full respect for everyone's human rights and the rule of law.

Sheikh Hasina attends Biden's reception

New York, Sept 21: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attended the reception organized by US President Joe Biden. Joe Biden hosted a banquet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday evening local time in honor of the heads of state and government of various countries who were in New York to participate in the 78th United Nations General Assembly session.

PM asks for global support in community healthcare

New York, Sept 20: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that community-based primary health care is the key to achieving universal health care. She called on development partners to support the efforts of developing countries to bring healthcare to all.

PM reaches New York

New York, Sept 18: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has arrived in New York to attend the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Prime Minister's Press Wing said that the plane carrying the Prime Minister landed at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York at 9:15 am on Monday Bangladesh time.

United Nations adopts Bangladesh's 'Culture of Peace' resolution

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.

1971's Genocide recognition on UN agenda

United Nations, June 2: The third agenda of the next session of the United Nations Human Rights Council includes the demand for international recognition of the genocide of 1971 in Bangladesh and the demand for international recognition of the brutal genocide committed by the Pakistani invading forces and their allies during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 has been placed on the agenda of the next session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

16 countries including Bangladesh abstain at UN vote on Ukraine issue

United Nations, April 6: Bangladesh, along with 16 other countries, abstained from voting on a UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution on the human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russia's aggression.

Russia-Ukraine war: Resolution passed in UN, 32 countries including Bangladesh abstained from voting

New York, February 24: The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the ending of the Russia-Ukraine war and the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. 32 countries including Bangladesh, India, and China abstained from voting.

Bangladesh elected vice-chair of UN Peacebuilding Commission

Dhaka, February 4: Mohammad Abdul Muhith, Permanent Representative and Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected as the Vice-Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) for the year 2023. He served as the President of the Commission in 2022.

Security Council passes a resolution for first time to end Rohingya crisis

New York, December 23: A UN Security Council resolution on Myanmar was adopted for the first time in 74 years, calling for an end to violence in Myanmar and the release of all prisoners, including the country's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bangladesh, 142 other countries vote against Russia in UN

New York, Oct 13: One hundred forty-three countries, including Bangladesh, voted in favour of a UN resolution condemning Russia for demarcating four regions of Ukraine. However, 35 countries, including India, Pakistan, and China, abstained from voting. A total of five countries, including North Korea and Syria, voted against this proposal.

Bangladesh becomes member of UN Human Rights Council for 5th time

New York, Oct 12: Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term of 2023-25 after getting the highest number of votes from the Asia-Pacific region. Bangladesh got 160 votes in the election. The UN Human Rights Council election was held on Tuesday (October 11) New York local time.

3 Bangladeshi peacekeepers killed in explosion in Central African Republic

Bangui, CAR, Oct 5: Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed and one was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in a vehicle belonging to the peacekeepers in the Central African Republic during a UN peacekeeping mission.

Rohingya genocide: International Court rejects Myanmar's objections

The Hague, ‎Netherlands, July 23: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected Myanmar's objections to the Rohingya genocide case. As a result, there is no longer any obstacle to proceed with the proceedings of the case filed by The Gambia on the charges of genocide and torture against the Rohingya minority in the United Nations' court.

Bangladesh elected a member of United Nations Commission on Social Development

New York, April 15: Bangladesh has been unanimously elected a member of the United Nations Commission on Social Development (CSocD) for the term 2023-27.