'Mother of Humanity' and a Braveheart: Sheikh Hasina turns 75

Sheikh Hasina, the longest serving Prime Minister of Bangladesh, recently earned appreciation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for her relentless works in developing the fortunes of the south Asian nation that gained its freedom from Pakistan in 1971. A symbol of women empowerment in the highest level of governance in South Asia, Hasina ...

ECNEC approves nine development projects including upgradation of Tangail-Delduar road

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a Taka 1,435.89 crore project to upgrade the Tangail-Delduar-Louhati-Saturia-Kawalipara-Kalampur bus stand road regional highway to due standard and width to ensure safe and uninterrupted road communication system. The approval came in the 5th ECNEC meeting of the c...

SDGs Progress Award: Bangladesh in New Altitude

Hiren Pandit: The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. The honorable Prime Minister accepted th...

Sheikh Hasina: The making of a leader

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Sheikh Hasina's emergence on Bangladesh's political landscape in May 1981 was, in simple terms, a campaign for a restoration of dignity for the Bengali nation. The subsequent efforts she expended in her crusade to revive the values lost through the mayhem and murder of August-November 1975 are today part of history. It would...

Sheikh Hasina: A ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the Sustainable Development Landscape

Dr Atiur Rahman: HPM Sheikh Hasina is lucky to have inherited the magnificent legacy of leadership from her father who is also our Father of the Nation. According to Rabindranath Tagore, it is not the lack of money but that of confidence which constitutes the biggest problem for a society. Fortunately, Bangladesh was blessed with a leader of g...

Birth of Sheikh Hasina: a gift for the nation

Sharif Shahab Uddin: Born in an illustrious family enriched with cultural background, Sheikh Hasina illuminated the house of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Fazilatunnessa Mujib on the 28th September, 1947. She is the eldest of the five children of the Sheikh Family in Bangladesh. Emerged as the saviour of the Bengali nation which had been thrown into...

World must work together to tackle emergencies: HPM Sheikh Hasina at 76th UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the international community to act together on global common issues and create space for new partnerships and solutions in order to tackle emergencies. In her address to the 76th UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, Hasina said the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the inadequacy of the g...

UN Secretary General praises Bangladesh’s development, Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres has highly appreciated the development miracle of Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He lauded the Bangladesh Premier and her apt leadership to advance the country with overall development as he had bilateral talks with Sheikh H...

5G to be launched at the end of 2021: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has revealed the launching of 5G service in the country to take place at the end of this year. "We are aiming to launch 5G and planning to pilot it at the end of this year," he said at a business roundtable in New York. The government is pledge-bound to ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places three proposal for ensuring gender equality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid special emphasis on forming a Women Leaders' Network as it can act as a force to ensure gender equality. "It is greatly empowering to be with you all. I strongly feel that we can establish a Women Leaders' Network which can bring us together, not just for one-off meetings, but to act as a force to ensure ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks bold steps towards climate change crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought global leaders' bolder steps over the climate change crisis amid speculations about particularly US pledges towards the issue in the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) debate. In a closed-door meeting of world leaders ahead of the weeklong UNGA debate, the Bangladesh premier renewed her call for strict ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina receives SDG Progress Award

The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. "The honorable Prime Minister accepted...

Progress becomes easier if the goal is fixed: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expected the next generations would pull the country towards a developed and prosperous life following the master plans adopted by the present government. “...We have tried to formulate plans and build structures to ensure Bangladesh’s future progress,” she said while addressing the “Sw...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021

The Amar Ekushey Book Fair has kicked off after a long delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the annual fair via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Thursday. “Let us all make a hobby out of reading books. We should also encourage the future generations,” Hasina said. She also urged ...

Bangladesh’s Graduation to Developing Country: Leadership Makes the Difference

It is leadership and stable politics as well as government policies that paid off, analysts say as Bangladesh’s graduation from the LDC remains a miracle for many. In 2008-09 when the ruling Awami League first came to power after 1996, the Bangladesh GDP was $103.5 billion. A decade later, it rose to $330.2 billion in 2019-20. Export ear...

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation for graduating from LDC status

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation for graduating from LDC status Developing Country, Bangladesh, LDC, UN, Per Capita Income, Forex reserve, GDP Growth,