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Tarique will be extradited by any means: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has vowed to bring convicted BNP leader Tarique Rahman back to Bangladesh from London. She says she talked to the British government and will have Tarique extradited ‘by any means’. The prime minister was addressing a reception organised by UK Awami League chapter at Westminster in London on Saturday. ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina meets Narendra Modi

HPM Sheikh Hasina has met Narendra Modi in London on the sidelines of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. The two leaders discussed different issues, including bilateral ones, at the Lancaster House on Thursday, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque told the media. “India has changed its stance much on the Rohingya issue. They are very ...

Commonwealth expresses solidarity with Bangladesh over resolving Rohingya issue

The Commonwealth leaders have expressed solidarity with Bangladesh over the Rohingya issue and demanded justice for the persecution of the minority group in Myanmar. “Heads expressed full solidarity with the Government and the people of Bangladesh affected by the influx of more than a million Rohingya from Rakhine State in Myanmar,”...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for revitalizing Commonwealth

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put forward a proposal to reform the Commonwealth by revitalising its secretariat to make the 53-member body much more relevant in the current global context. "We appreciate that the Group (High-Level Group or HLG) is dealing with important questions of prioritising member states developmental challenges, fundin...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's 7-point proposal to promote intra-CW trade and investment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a seven-point proposal to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, investment and innovation and urged the grouping to keep the trade regime open and transparent. "We should ensure that the trade regime remains open, rules-based, transparent, inclusive and fair," she said while taking part in an event titled "Co...