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WEF to arrange event of Bangabandhu's birth centenary

The World Economic Forum (WEF) will arrange an event in Bangladesh next year on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Besides, the WEF will hold a programme in Davos of Switzerland in 2021 focusing on Bangladesh and Bangabandhu. As a country, Bangladesh will be the main focus of the Davos...

HPM Sheikh Hasina proposes five points concerning weaker economies

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina placed a five-point proposal to address the key concerns of smaller communities and weaker economies for their collective takeoff endeavours, which she felt crucial for a sustainable global economy. “We sometimes look just in terms of the capacity of a few large economies or their needs,” she told the Wo...

WB to provide $100m for effective public service delivery

The World Bank (WB) will provide $100 million to Bangladesh government for improving public service delivery through an effective, efficient and transparent public financial management system, a statement of WB said. A financing agreement was signed between the Government of Bangladesh and World Bank at the Economic Relations Division (ERD) in ...

Govt will create 15 million jobs in five years: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said her government has set a target of creating 15 million employments in the next five years. “Yes, it’s true that our government has set a goal of creating 15 million employments in the next five years,” she said in reply to a starred question from treasury bench member M...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for all-party cooperation to end corruption

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought cooperation from all including lawmakers, public representatives and noted personalities irrespective of parties and opinions to work in unison to stamp-out irregularities, injustices and corruption from the society for the continuation of the development. “I seek cooperation fro...