Govt. would rehabilitate drug dealer: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said the government would rehabilitate the drug dealers on their surrenders. “Many drug peddlers are surrendering due to (nationwide) massive awareness campaign … Financial assistance will be given to them for their rehabilitation,” she said while replying to a supplementar...

None will be able to suppress Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, “None will be able to suppress Bangladesh … it’s advancing and will move ahead further.” She expressed her firm determination to keep up the pace of development, saying that she considers the premiership as a scope to serve the people. “Running the state and the post of pri...

HPM Sheikh Hasina lays foundation of 321 development projects

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 321 development projects across the country. The premier opened and laid the foundation stones of 321 uplift schemes in 56 districts under 21 ministries and divisions through a videoconference from her official Ganabhaban residence here this morning. Finance Minis...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for ensuring people's right to healthcare

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a fervent call to administrative officials, doctors and all other concerned for a proper operation and maintenance of the medical institutes and hospitals established by her government to ensure people’s right to healthcare services. “Your foremost duty is to give services to the people. Side by sid...

Next general will be held on time: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina categorically said the polls must be held in Bangladesh on time, brushing aside confusions about the next general elections. “The Election Commission is taking preparation for the next polls and it will be held as per the commission’s schedule . . . I believe the election will surely be held,” she ...

Youths are our biggest strength: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought vote from the young generation for Awami League in the upcoming elections to keep up the pace of development, terming them as the biggest strength of the country. “Bangladesh witnessed tremendous development in the last 10 years of the present government. We seek vote from the young generation who...

Women’s empowerment and Sheikh Hasina

Shah Ali Farhad: From sports to politics, from businesses to the armed forces, the women of Bangladesh are shattering glass ceilings left and right. They are at the forefront of a new, emerging and confident Bangladesh. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Bangladesh is now the second most gender equal country in Asia, tops South Asia i...

HPM Sheikh Hasina receives‘International Achievement Award’ and the ‘2018 Special Distinction Award for Outstanding Leadership’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred with the prestigious ‘International Achievement Award’ and the ‘2018 Special Distinction Award for Outstanding Leadership’ for her humanitarian and responsible policy in hosting the Rohingyas. Inter Press Service (IPS), a global news agency, conferred the ‘Internation...

HPM Sheikh Hasina insists immediate implementation of UN deal

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again blamed Myanmar, this time in her address to the annual UN gathering, for delaying the process to take back the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. A permanent and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas is yet to begin despite several treaties signed on the issue between Bangladesh and Myanmar, Hasin...

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...

Killers, looters forged unity against Awami League: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the killers, money-launderers and oppotunists became united against the Awami League government and feared the country will be destroyed if they could come to power. “These characters will plunder national wealth, destroy the country and become cohorts of the anti-liberation forces if they come to pow...

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...

Media should play a role in welfare of the country: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged journalists to use their professional scope for country’s greater interest, saying the freedom of press should not to be used in a childlike manner. “We fully believe in freedom of press, however it should not to be used in childish manner and everybody should remain careful about this,” ...

66% people supports HPM Sheikh Hasina's leadership: IRI Survey

The popularity of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has marked a significant rise as around 66 percent countrymen have lent out their support for the Bangladesh premier, alongside the Awami League-led government still rides on a good public support at 64 percent, said a survey of IRI. The Washington-based International Republican Institute (IRI) con...

HPM Sheikh Hasina blasts Myanmar for spreading misinformation about Rohingyas

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accused Myanmar of spreading disinformation over their minority Rohingya population through misleading photographs of corpses, calling the act “disgusting”. “This is an act of magical trick . . . What they are doing is disgusting,” she said as foreign media investigations found Myanmar ar...

India-Bangladesh to work together for better lives of their people

Bangladesh and India has agreed to continue their joint endevours to better the lives of their two peoples as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held talks with her counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit. “The two premiers said they want to carry on their joint endevours for changing the fate of the people of the t...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for expanding cooperation in BIMSTEC

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has laid importance on expanding cooperation in BIMSTEC forum through the creation of free trade area, investment and energy collaboration, enhancing people-to-people contact and funding mechanism. “Global scenario has been changing very fast resulting in new dynamics in every sphere. We have to match the new ...

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 ...

Zia was involved in Bangabandhu murder: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has strongly postulated slain president Ziaur Rahman’s involvement in the August 15, 1975 carnage and expressed her deep sorrow for being unable to expose him to justice. “Zia’s consequence was inevitable (for the murder) and it’s my regret that I couldn’t hold his trial for the (August...

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 ...

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