71 Years of Awami League's Glorious Journey and Digital Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Munaz Ahmed Noor:  71 is a very significant number in the history of the nation’s glorious achievement and struggle. We got an independent and sovereign country in 1971 under the leadership of the Father of the Nation and the greatest Bengali of all time Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The victory in the nine-month-long ...

71 years of AL: Webinar with Senior Leaders Tomorrow

The 71st founding anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League, the party which spearheaded the country’s 1971 Liberation War, will be observed tomorrow particularly on virtual media due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marking the day, the party will arrange a webinar on ‘Awami League: A Party of Masses’ tomorrow which can be watc...

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...

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...

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...

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. “...

Our Apa, Our Belief

Professor Dr Mamun Al Mahtab (Shwapnil): Over the years it has been my unique opportunity, despite being a doctor, to come in contact with eminent intellectuals and knowing them closely going beyond my profession. This has been possible due to my affiliation with different civil society organizations like ‘Sampritee Bangladesh’ and...

“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...

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...

HPM Sheikh Hasina allocates BDT 101,117 Crore to maintain economic strength

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina so far announced a total of 18 stimulus packages worth around $11.90 billion or Taka 1,01,117 crore to offset the shock of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on various sectors of the country. With the latest and 18th stimulus package of Taka 2,000 crore for the programme for generating employments through Palli ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina allocates Tk. 2500 Crore as credit for students and expats

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that the government will provide Taka 2000 crore (US$ 235.3 million)) to Karmasangsthan Bank and Taka 500 crore (US$ 58.8 million) to Probashi Kalyan Bank to help the youths and expatriate Bangladeshis who became jobless amid the coronavirus pandemic. She also declared that the government will giv...

HPM Sheikh Hasina launches cash support program for 5 million families

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched the disbursement of Taka 1,250 crore cash assistance among 5 million poor families hit hard amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, saying that removing the ordeals of the people of every area is her only goal. “My only goal is to remove the plight of the people of every area and I want to...

Wazed Miah: The Decent, Self-Effacing, Brave Man

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Let me celebrate a decent man this morning. Let me remind myself that in his passing, we have in this country lost yet one more gentleman in the fast depleting species of gentlemen. The first time I saw Dr. M.A. Wazed Miah was on a day in early 1991. It was not a meeting. Neither did I know, as he stepped into Bangabandhu&rsq...

Forbes enlists Sheikh Hasina as one of the women leaders in fighting Coronavirus

The prestigious US magazine Forbes has highly praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and placed her in the list of successful women leadership for her sincere efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic in Bangladesh. “Bangladesh, a country of some 161 million people, led by Sheikh Hasina, is no stranger to crises. She was quick off her fee...

HPM Sheikh Hasina pays homage to Bangabandhu on his birth centenary

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman heralding the yearlong birth centenary celebrations of the great leader.The premier paid the homage by placing a wreath at the portrait of Bangabandhu in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum on the historic 32 Dhanmondi Road here this ...

Sheikh Hasina: A futuristic leader

Leaders are distinct people who have many followings. The greater number of followers and supporters, the more popular a leader. A national leader is one who has a whole nation of followers and supporters. People’s support and adulation turn an ordinary person into a leader. There are certain qualities that people seek in a leader whom the...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's Address to Nation

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Dear countrymen, Bangladesh Awami League formed government for the fourth term on January 7 last year in post-75 period after winning the 11th national parliamentary election held on December 30 in 2018 with a huge margin. Today I appeared before you on the completion of one year as I took oath for the fourth term as...

Govt modernizing Police to ensure desired services to people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her government’s determination to build Bangladesh Police as a “modern and time-befitting” force to ensure desired services for the people. “We have been working on making Bangladesh Police as a modern and time- befitting force so that the people can get desired services from...

Sheikh Hasina Reelected ALBD President, Obaidul Quader General Secretary

Bangladesh Awami League today reelected Sheikh Hasina as the president and Obaidul Quader as the general secretary. They were reelected president and general secretary for the next three years at the council session of the AL’s 21st National Council held at the auditorium of Institute of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) today. AL Presidium Me...

Sheikh Hasina Urges ALBD Men to Move with Principle, Ideology

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today described Bangladesh Awami League (AL) as the country’s biggest and strongest political party, urging its leaders and workers to be psyched up with principle and ideology. “Principle and ideology are the biggest words for any political leader. So he or she will have to remain prepared for making an...

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