Cooperatives movement should be expanded to agriculture sector: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Laying importance on strengthening cooperative movement across the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said cooperatives are a tested strategy to expedite economic development. “Cooperatives have a great and potential strength in our development efforts. However, the movement should be expanded to the agriculture sector to safeguard...

Vote for Awami League to keep the country on right development track: Sajeeb Wazed

  The Prime Minister’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) adviser, Sajeeb Wazed Joy, asked people to vote for the ruling party to keep the country on the right development track. Awami League will keep working hard to keep the momentum going, said Joy. He was addressing the closing ceremony of Joy Bangla Youth Award 20...

Sheikh Hasina: Daughter of Democracy and Herald of Change

She gave the nation a new vision – Vision 2021, transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country. She gave Bangladeshis the dream of Digital Bangladesh- an IT-based country. Four decades into independence, she has brought solace for 3 million martyrs and their families by initiating the much-awaited war crimes trial. Prime Minister Sh...

Sheikh Hasina’s leadership delivers on promises

Shah Ali Farhad:  In the last 10 years, Bangladesh has come a long way on the road of development because one politician has kept her biggest promises and pledges to the people. In 2008, the yet-to-be Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talked of ‘Vision 2021’ in her ‘Manifesto of Change’ (Din Badaler Ishtehar), an aspirat...

Help build the nation for future generations: HPM Sheikh Hasina to diploma engineers

Prime Mnister Sheikh Hasina has urged diploma engineers to be committed to working for future generations. She made the remark during the inaugural ceremony of the 22nd National Convention of the Institution of Diploma Engineers (IDEB). “You have to help to build the nation for future generations without thinking of your own benefit. I u...

NEC approves Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

 The National Economic Council (NEC) today approved the much anticipated Delta Plan 2100 in a bid to tap the huge potentials of Bangladesh as a Delta country through water resources management, ensuring food and water security and tackling disasters. The approval came from the NEC meeting today held at the NEC conference room in the city&r...

We are committed to people's welfare: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Awami League is led by commitment to people’s welfare, leaving the issue of voting for their consideration. “We’re committed to the peoples welfare . . . it is up to them for whom they will vote,” she told the simultaneous launching of rural eye care centres in 20 upazilas through video ...

ECNEC approves livelihood program worth Tk. 826 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the ‘Improvement of Livelihood of Marginal Communities Programme’ at an estimated cost of Taka 826.12 crore. The programme is aimed at providing housing to some 20,000 ultra-poor families in city corporations and municipal areas side by side with reducin...

Govt has a plan for a ring-road around Dhaka: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Unveiling her plans to develop the city’s commuting system, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government has a plan to construct an elevated ring-road around Dhaka. “The ring-road will completely be an elevated one to make ease movement of the commuters,” she said while inaugurating North U-loop of Hatirjeel Project at...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for educated manpower to continue country's development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on building educated manpower to keep up the success of Bangladesh’s graduation to a developing country as well as establish a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh. “I think that building educated manpower is very much necessary to continue the achievement of Bangladesh’s elevation ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina gives 23 directives to DCs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given 23-point directives to the deputy commissioners (DCs) while inaugurating the three-day DCs Conference- 2018 at the Prime Minister’s Office here. Following are the directives: 1. Keep a sharp vigil so that people do not become victims of harassment and deprivation in any way in receiving government s...

HPM Sheikh Hasina directs DCs to go tough on extortion, terrorism, drug dealing

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to take stern actions against tender mongers, extortion, muscle power and terrorism. Inaugurating the three-day DC Conference, the prime minister said the deputy commissioners have to take tough actions for peace in industrial areas and make easy goods transportation and expo...

HPM Sheikh Hasina directs party men to campaign on govt's development works

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the party men to organize Awami League as well as its front organizations and go to the people to seek their votes in the next general election. “Awami League is the only political party in the country, which feels for the people and works for their welfare,” she said urging the party men to wa...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for well-thought long-term development plan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid utmost importance upon formulating a long-term plan for overall development of the country and sought well-thought out ideas in this regard particularly from the bureaucrats to prepare the nation’s development pathway for 2041. “We have already started working upon preparing the plan for 2021-2041 a...

WB chief expresses confidence in Sheikh Hasina's leadership

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim expresses his organization’s confidence in the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He said Bangladesh was the second largest recipient of the World Bank loan which shows our (WB) faith in your leadership”. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said this during his meeting with HPM Sheikh ...

Only Awami League can change the fortune of the people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina today urged her party leaders and workers to make the party stronger by increasing its popularity at the grassroots level as no party other than Awami League can change the fortune of the people. “Awami League is the only party in the country which can change the lot of the people. S...

The emergence of the politics of development

Shah Ali Farhad: Awami League, the oldest and largest political party in Bangladesh, celebrated its 69 years of founding in the early hours of 23 June 2018. That, in political time, is quite a long duration for any party to remain influential and most importantly, relevant in the fast moving politics of late 20th and early 21st century. A dura...

Bangladesh's democracy stands on a strong foundation: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh’s democracy has stood on a strong foundation while its economy is now enough strong. “We’re advancing fast in all fields and our democracy has stood on a strong foundation, while the economy is adequate strong,” she said in her brief speech before an iftar mahfil here this aft...

Govt formulating plans to turn Bangladesh into a developed country: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government began works to formulate plans and action programmes to transform Bangladesh into a developed country during a set timeframe from 2021 to 2041. "We have started to devise the plan how we want to develop Bangladesh and how we want to look Bangladesh from 2021 to 2041," she told a reception hosted ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 4 road development projects in Cumilla

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated just-completed four road development projects in Cumilla expressing her firm optimism that Bangladesh would advance further keeping its head high."We're a victorious nation ... we'll move keeping our head high and materialize Bangabandhu's dream of establishing a developed and prosperous Sonar Bangla (Gol...

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