Grassroots’ Role in Fighting COVID-19: Beyond the Pandemic’s 9th episode

Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ is set to return on 4th July. This episode is going to discuss the role of government and the party’s grassroots leaders during the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will start from 8.30 pm on Awami League’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/...

Let us be Respectful to Frontline Warriors

Pranab Kumar Panday: Recently, I was taken aback by following the news that portrayed the killing of a doctor after being brutally beaten by a patient's relatives in Khulna on the allegation that he committed a mistake while undertaking a surgery that caused patient's death. The doctor was suffering from serious brain haemorrhage and was admitt...

COVID-19: Bangladesh Situation Report

Date: 1 July 2020 Basic Information The first case of Covid-19 in Bangladesh was detected on 8 March 2020. So far, the country has detected 149,258 confirmed cases of Covid-19, of whom, 1888 have died and 62,108 have recovered after treatment. In total, 366,295 people have been quarantined (institutional and home) till date of whom 302,413 hav...

45.66 Lakh families in Rajshahi Division get relief support

Around 45.66 lakh jobless and other hard-hit families consisting around 2.05 crore people have, so far, received government’s relief support to mitigate their livelihood related difficulties being triggered by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Rajshahi division. The government, as part of its continuous humanitarian support to h...

Beyond the Pandemic’s 8th episode to focus on Education and Skill Development of Youth

The eighth episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar, will be broadcasted on 30th June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Education and Skill Development of Youth: Future Strategies’ where the speakers will discuss the initiatives taken for ensuring proper education and creating op...

Prioritize labour-based small entrepreneurs to disburse incentives: Speakers at CRI's Webinar

Labor-intensive small entrepreneurs should be given priority during the disbursement of government announced Tk 20,000 crore incentive package for small and medium entrepreneurships, suggested analysts at a dialogue. “If these entrepreneurs can reinitiate their businesses, employments will be catalyzed,” Policy Research Institute (P...

Government’s initiative to fight Coronavirus

Countries around the world have come to a halt as the COVID-19 or Coronavirus is spreading out every minute. Reported first by China, it has already affected more than 200 countries. Since March 8, Bangladesh reported 130,474 cases till 26th June and 1661 of them died. 53,133 people have recovered and sent home. The government is alert since the...

Proposed budget to keep the economy strong and help people survive: Speakers at 'Beyond the Pandemic's latest apisode

Speakers at a webinar here said the proposed budget for 2020-21 fiscal would help the people survive and save the economy of the country amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. They came up with the remarks, joining the 6th episode of the Awami League’s ongoing webinar titled ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ on Tuesday night. Moderated ...

Beyond the Pandemic: Sixth episode to discuss on Budget 2020-2021

The sixth episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar, will be broadcasted on 16th June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Budget 2020-2021: Budget for Lives and Livelihood’. The speakers will discuss the focuses of the latest national budget during the worst pandemic of the century....

HPM Sheikh Hasina for 'rapid invention' of vaccines to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for “rapid invention” of newer vaccines to protect mankind from the pandemics like coronavirus (COVID-19), saying that vaccination has proved to be one of the most important means to combat contagious diseases. “The present COVID-19 pandemic proved how really powerless we are in the face...

Grassroot workers risking their lives to send help to people: Speakers at Beyond the Pandemic’s 4th episode

Speakers of the latest episode of Beyond The Pandemic agrees that while fighting this COVID-19 crisis, distressed and low-income people are getting help as the grass root workers of Bangladesh Awami League are risking their lives. Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar titled Beyond the Pandemic was broadcasted live on 2nd June which i...

Beyond The Pandemic’s 4th episode: Role of a public representative

The fourth episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar on Coronavirus issues, will be broadcasted on 2nd June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Role of Public Representatives during Corona Crisis’. The speakers will discuss what a Member of Parliament or any elected representative i...

HPM's 19th Stimulus Package: Government to subsidize bank interest of April-May

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a new stimulus package to waive Tk2,000 crore bank interest of the people affected badly by the nationwide shutdown enforced to contain the coronavirus pandemic. “Today (Sunday), we are declaring a new incentive package which is the 19th. Under the package, the borrowers need not to repay Tk2,000...

Beyond the Pandemic's Episode 3: Lockdown withdrawn to save lives and livelihoods

Bangladesh Awami League has broadcasted the third episode of special webinar 'Beyond The Pandemic'. In the latest session, speakers said that the lockdown has been withdrawn to save both the lives and livelihoods of the people of the country. This episode's topic was ‘Reopening Economic Activities Following Health Regulations: Realit...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for engaging local representatives to contain COVID-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to engage more the local public representatives in containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. “The prime minister issued the instruction while addressing a meeting of the National Technical Advisory Committee formed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in...

Awami League's Webinar 'Beyond The Pandemic' returning on Saturday

Bangladesh Awami League has taken up an initiative to organize a webinar on government and party’s initiatives and measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar titled ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ is broadcasted live on the party’s official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/awamileague.1949). On 30th May, the third episode...

US praises HPM Sheikh Hasina's leadership

The United States has praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership and described Bangladesh as a “dynamic entrepreneurial society” whose social indicators have been a real success story. The US mentioned Prime Minister Hasina’s leadership in lifting women up, in particular, saying it has been so noteworthy. “...

“Beyond The Pandemic” Episode 2: Speakers urge to stay beside people

In the second part of the online discussion 'Beyond the Pandemic'  organized by Bangladesh Awami League, guests have called for extending the hand of cooperation according to one's ability by seeking for the person next to you in dealing with the disaster of coronavirus. The theme of the second episode of this webinar on corona epidemic an...

Communist Party of China to support Bangladesh in fighting COVID-19

Communist Party of China (CPC) will extend all kinds of support to Bangladesh to combat novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The CPC leaders gave the assurance during a videoconference with the leaders of Bangladesh Awami League (AL). Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) organised the event at its office this noon. Issues related to sen...

Beyond The Pandemic: Second episode to discuss on humanitarian aid during COVID-19 crisis

Bangladesh Awami League has taken up an initiative to organize a live discussion on its official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/awamileague.1949). The show titled “Beyond The Pandemic’ discusses how Bangladesh is tackling the challenges of COVID-19 and how the country is preparing for the future. The discussion is being hosted by HP...

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