High Commissioner for Pakistan, calls on PM Sheikh Hasina

High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui called on Hon. Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina earlier today. This was his second meeting with Hon. Prime Minister Hasina since his arrival last year. The High Commissioner conveyed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s message of goodwill and friendship to Hon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the […]Read More

Envoy: Swiss Corner a milestone of growing ties with Bangladesh

Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard invites all to visit the ‘Swiss Corner’ at the National Museum in Dhaka Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard on Saturday said the “Swiss Corner” at the National Museum is a milestone of Switzerland’s growing ties with Bangladesh. She invited everyone to visit it with their families and friends […]Read More

Germany keen to help Bangladesh on climate, energy issues

The envoy said the two countries are passing 50 years of their diplomatic relations Germany on Sunday expressed its interest to cooperate with Bangladesh on climate and energy issues. “We want to cooperate with Bangladesh in the climate and energy sectors,” said newly appointed German Ambassador to Bangladesh Achim Troester while paying a courtesy call […]Read More

Indian envoy Doraiswami interacts with Buddhist community

He highlights the importance of preserving Bangladesh’s rich Buddhist heritage Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram K Doraiswami on Wednesday visited Dharmarajika Buddhist Monastery in Dhaka on Prabarana Purnima, one of the holiest days, and interacted with the community members.  Doraiswami spoke of the eternal relevance of the message of righteous thought, action and nonviolence, […]Read More

Graduating to developing country will expand scope of export, investment:

Ruling out apprehension that Bangladesh will have much to lose after graduating to “developing country” status, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the country would be able to avail more alternative facilities under WTO rules. “Many people, perhaps, have a doubt that we’ll be deprived of many facilities as a developing country. We’ll be able […]Read More

Teesta basin in Bangladesh flooded again as India opens Gajoldoba

About 500 houses in the Teesta basin were washed away while 20,000 families were marooned as the trans-boundary river swelled above danger level Wednesday morning after India had opened flood gates of Gajoldoba barrage on the river amid onrush of waters upstream and heavy rainfall.   The Teesta Barrage’s flood bypass embankment road connecting Rangpur and […]Read More

Bangladesh now has 150 green garment factories — highest in

Bangladesh now has the highest number of green garment factories in the globe with the Leadership in Environmental and Energy in Design (LEED) certification given by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Even a few months ago, the number of green buildings was 144, but this month the tally touched 150 with the last […]Read More

Rohingyas, stranded Pakistanis exerting economic pressure on Bangladesh: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called the displaced Rohingyas and stranded Pakistanis as burden for Bangladesh, saying they are putting pressure on country’s economy. “Three years have already passed after Rohingyas influx in Bangladesh andit’s a burden for us,” she said. The prime minister said this while newly appointed ambassador of theNetherlands to Bangladesh […]Read More

Will AUKUS complement or relegate Quad?

The AUKUS (Australia-United Kingdom-United States) security pact which was made public barely a week before the first in-person QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) summit on 24 September 2021, generated debate and discussion globally. AUKUS and Quad have common character and objective. Both are anti-China oriented regional groupings to contain China with the US in the lead. […]Read More

Bangladesh will reduce 89.47m tons CO2 emission by 2030: Minister

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin said Bangladesh will reduce 89.47 million tons CO2 emission by 2030. Joining virtually in the LDC Ministerial Meeting held in Bhutan’s Thimphu today, Shahab Uddin said they have already submitted their NDCs [National Climate Action Plans] to UNFCCC mentioning the targets. The minister said this target […]Read More