Only HPM Sheikh Hasina indispensable for Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proved that only she is indispensable for Bangladesh, says the ruling party’s youth wing Bangladesh Jubo League Chairman Sheikh Fazle Shams Parash. “During the 1/11 of 2007 (the military-backed caretaker regime), a government official asked me, why is Sheikh Hasina essential for Bangladesh Awami Leag...

17 May Homecoming Day: Sheikh Hasina Last destination of the people

Hiren Pandit: May 17 is the 41st Homecoming Day of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. On this day in 1981, after six years in exile, she returned to the country. After the brutal assassination of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members on 15 August 1975, they could not return t...

Bangladesh has the most liberal investment policy in South Asia: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the US to think of Bangladesh as a potential partner for enhanced trade and investment, saying she expects to double the trade volume between the two countries. The prime minister made the statement in a meeting with the first executive business delegation of the US-Bangladesh Business Council in Dhaka on ...

It’s Awami League who Upholds the Democratic System in Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League never used the backdoor for grabbing power, rather it always assumes state power through elections.  "Awami League (AL) always assumes power through elections. It never grabbed power using the backdoor as AL is not an organisation that was created from the pocket of any military dict...

The way Sheikh Hasina prepares the country for the better life of future generations

Marking the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has written an in-depth article in an international journal. In the article titled 'Striving to Realize the Ideals of My Father', she mentioned the steps of transformation of today's modern Bangladesh. How war-torn Bangladesh, full of extremism,...

I like most the smile of the people after they get a home: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her pledge that none would remain homeless and landless in the country, saying she considered power as a way to serve the people. “None will remain homeless, landless and without address in Bangladesh. We are working to implement that target,” she said. She on Tuesday (April 26) said this...

Govt working to further strengthen Bangladesh's democratic environment: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has been striving for further flourishing the country's democratic environment. "The government has been working on strengthening further the country's democratic environment and institutions concerned," she said when visiting Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt paid a courtesy cal...

8th Five Year Plan: En Route to a Prosperous Bangladesh

8th Five Year Plan: En Route to a Prosperous Bangladesh

BNP has no ability to wage movement

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said that BNP was trying to allure other political parties into its alliance since it had lost its ability to wage a movement alone against the government. "How will the party (BNP), which has no unity within it, get united with other political parties?" he questioned while speaking at ...

BNP's ill-politics makes its political future uncertain

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said as the BNP practices ill-politics, the party's political future is now questionable.  "The political future of the BNP is in question today due to the practice of ill-politics," he told a press briefing at his official residence here. Responding to a remark of BNP secretary general ...

BNP maintains double standard over democracy

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said BNP leaders are maintaining double standards over democracy. “BNP made a farce in the name of multi-party democracy. As BNP lost people’s confidence, the party is now unimportant to people,” he said. Quader was addressing a ...

Bangladesh Awami League hosts iftar for foreign diplomats

The International Affairs Sub-Committee of Bangladesh Awami League hosted an iftar programme on Friday at a hotel in the capital in the honour of foreign diplomats here. Ambassadors, high commissioners, head of missions from the USA, Japan, Australia, Turkey, Malaysia, Morocco, German, India, China, Switzerland, Russia, European Union attended ...

BNP men seek relief from its failed leadership

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the BNP leaders and activists now want to get rid of their top failed leadership. “BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir is trying to make the country’s people scared by talking about bad times. In fact, there is no bad times in the country, bad times are prevailin...

Bangladesh will never be like Sri Lanka

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Saturday said the economic condition of Bangladesh will never be like that of Sri Lanka. "Bangladesh is moving forward in all indicators due to the country's massive development spree. The comparison of the economy of Sri Lanka with the economy of Bangladesh is purpose-oriented. It's part of...

Grassroots leaders, activists are lifeblood of Awami League

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said that the grassroots leaders and activists are the lifeblood of Awami League (AL). "It is the grassroots leaders and activists who made the AL strongest for ages. The AL is in state power four times today, including three times in a row, standing on their labors, talents, sweats an...

BNP shifting responsibility of their failure to govt

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the BNP leaders are shifting the responsibility of their incompetence, inefficiency and failure to the government. He made the remark while speaking at a press conference at his official residence in the city. Quader came down heavily on the BNP leaders as they blamed the government...

BNP becomes aimless, failed political party

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said as the BNP never takes any political programme for the welfare of the country's people, it has now become an aimless, ineffective and failed political party."People do not support any statement of BNP. The actual aim of the BNP is to seize power illegally by means. The politics of g...

Today we've fulfilled the commitments we made to the people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

The prime minister said AL restored democracy and returned the power to the people, which had been detained in the containment and pockets of Ziaur Rahman and HM Ershad or in the fringe of Khaleda Zia's saree. "Now if BNP leaders don't see democracy and development, there is nothing to say," she said, adding that BNP leaders have a quality th...

Bangladesh's advancement towards development will continue: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina firmly declared that no one can play foul with the people of Bangladesh now. "No one will be able to play with Bangladesh...No one can play ducks and drakes with the fate of the people of Bangladesh," she said. The prime minister was addressing the opening ceremony of the four-day long "Joy Banglar Joyotsob" at the...

Sheikh Hasina Model: All for the poor

Dr. Pranab Kumar Pandey:  The welfare state is meant to provide services to citizens, especially those living below the poverty line. That happens in developed states but not often in developing countries like Bangladesh. Prior to 2008, no government in Bangladesh took up programs to provide a social security net ...