Tags : UNGA

Keeping Rohingyas in Bangladesh seemingly a business to some: PM

“It seems that some people are benefitting from the presence of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said in response to a question during a media briefing. She was briefing the media virtually — from Gono Bhaban — about her recently-concluded visit to United States to attend the 76th United Nations General […]Read More

Afghan envoy cancels address on final day of UN meeting

Afghanistan’s envoy to the UN pulled out of delivering an address to the General Assembly Monday, as the diplomatic marathon that saw 100 leaders defy coronavirus fears to meet in person in New York drew to a close. Ghulam Isaczai, who represented president Ashraf Ghani’s regime that was ousted last month, had been due to […]Read More

PM Hasina set for her first foreign trip since pandemic

Sheikh Hasina addressed the UNGA for 17 times and this would be her 18 times joining the UNGA Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to leave Dhaka Friday on a two-week official visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York and other engagements with a likely stopover in Helsinki, Finland. As […]Read More

Momen calls UK’s Covid red-listing unfair, discriminatory

The UK government is doing a disservice to its own citizens, says the minister Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has reiterated Bangladesh’s call to remove it from the UK’s red-listed countries with travel restrictions terming their decision “unfair and discriminatory”.  He made the remark while talking to a group of journalists at his office […]Read More