From Bangabandhu to Sheikh Hasina: Building a Digital State from the Idea of Golden Bengal

The Padma Bridge is officially inaugurated on June 25, 2022. Both national and international media published the news of the inauguration of this bridge. It draws high praise from the international community and organizations. But this path was not easy. After the formation of the Awami League government under the leadership of Sheikh Hasina in ...

The 42 pillars of the Padma Bridge are the reflection of a courageous Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government didn’t become disappointed as the construction of the Padma Bridge has been delayed for two years due to conspiracy. "The 42 pillars of the Padma Bridge are the reflection of a courageous Bangladesh," she said. The Premier made this remark while responding to a tabled questio...

Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of Liberation War. The...

HPM Sheikh Hasina Inspects Flood Situation in Sylhet, Netrokona, Sunamganj

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today inspected the flood situation in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona and adjacent areas. The premier witnessed the flood situation for herself as the helicopter carrying her hovered over the affected areas maintaining the "low fly mode". Later, she landed at the Sylhet Osmani International Airport and then went to S...

Awami League stands against communalism, BNP's falsehood

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today said that the 6.15 kilometre long Padma Bridge is the symbol of dignity as well as revenge to humiliation. "It is the dream bridge of Sheikh Hasina. The Padma Bridge is the golden outcome of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's bold courage, which proved our ability and capacity," he told a pre...

Six-Point Demands: Roadmap For Bangladesh’s Emancipation

On 7th June in 1966, the people of the then East Pakistan observed a general strike in the province in support of the Awami League's Six-Point demands of autonomy announced a few months earlier by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The strike, in the course of which a number of individuals were killed in police firing and a number of others were injured, w...

Awami League always fulfils its election pledges to the people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday expressed satisfaction that her ruling Awami League party has been able to fulfil its election pledges to the people. She said this in her introductory speech at the Awami League Advisory Council meeting held at her official residence Ganobhaban. At the outset of the meeting observed one-minute silence...

Awami League ready to stop BNP's anarchy

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said that if BNP wanted to create anarchy on the streets in the name of movement, it would be handled with an iron hand. ‘Chhatra Dal has been sent to field threatening to kill Bangabandhu’s daughter Sheikh Hasina...everything has an end. Mirza Fakhrul, don’t play with f...

CIRDAP awards HPM Sheikh Hasina for her contribution in Bangladesh's rural development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government is developing the country in a planned manner from the grassroots. “My party Awami League has given priority to the development of rural areas of the country as desired development is not possible leaving the grass root people behind,” she said. The premier came up with the...

BNP's slogan reveals its vicious character

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the BNP's slogan - 'let the weapons of the 15 August roar once again' - has exposed its murderous character. He made the remark while addressing a press conference at his official residence in the city on Sunday morning. Quader, also the road transport and bridges minister, said in t...

BNP wants to seize state power through terrorism

Awami League (AL) General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday described BNP as an internationally recognized terrorist political party and said BNP wants to grab state power through terrorism. He was addressing a discussion arranged by Bangladesh Chhatra League marking Awami League President and Prime Mi...

Bangladesh: An example of how to use "Digital Systems' to fight Coronavirus

By the time, Bangladesh detected the first case of coronavirus on March 8, 2020, the country has become an enlightened digital state. As electricity and the internet have reached remote villages, the government ensured all necessary services for the ordinary people maintaining social distances during the pandemic. Before the 2008 general electio...

Bangladesh, a COVID vaccination success story: UNICEF

UNICEF has listed Bangladesh, Peru, Vietnam and the Philippines as "Covid-19 Vaccine Success Stories" in their recent report, noting that Bangladesh's vaccination rate has risen sharply. When the first Covid-19 vaccines supplied by COVAX touched down in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, in June 2021, less than four percent of all adults were fully v...

Bangladesh economy to see a 7.25% growth in FY2021-22

Bangladesh’s economy has begun to overcome the hurdles of the COVID-19 pandemic and has, once again, reached 7 percent GDP growth. “Real GDP growth has hit 7.25 percent in the ongoing 2021-22 fiscal year, according to a provisional estimate,” said Planning Minister MA Mannan. “The provisional GDP rate was calculated in ...

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 ...

Awami League government increased minimum wage more than 200%: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the owners and workers of the industries to always keep in their mind the spirit of the immortal May Day and work together for country's industrialisation. "It's the foremost duty of the workers to work honestly and sincerely to keep their industries operative and it's the duty of the owners to look into...

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...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for further improving connectivity with India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (April 28, 2022) emphasized the importance of improving connectivity between Bangladesh and India for mutual benefit, saying that steps have been initiated to reopen various cross-border roads between the two nations that were closed in 1965. "We need to improve our connectivity. India's North Eastern province...

Digital leaps have helped Bangladesh navigate the pandemic: Sajeeb Wazed in Washington Times

Sajeeb Wazed Joy adds, "Many industries and governments are struggling to adapt. But in Bangladesh, a government plan to modernize and digitize its economy, education sector, and health care has provided some answers." He states that the Digital Bangladesh initiative quickly increased internet access and paved the way for multifaceted economi...

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...