None can stop Bangladesh's advancement: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday expressed her firm conviction that none can stop the indomitable pace of the country's advancement as it has become a "role model" of development before the world. "Bangladesh is an independent country. None can ever stop the indomitable pace of Bangladesh's advancement. It is much needed to march Banglade...

Bangladesh navigates COVID-19 relatively well: United Nations

Amid sound macroeconomic policies, Bangladesh has navigated the Covid-19 pandemic relatively well, says the United Nations (UN). The country's total economic output is projected to expand by 6 percent in 2022, according to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022, which was launched recently. Bangladesh economic activities ride on ...

Economic Vision – The Reason for People’s Capacity Building & Country’s Overall Development

Rooting out its stigma of as ‘bottomless basket’, Bangladesh is now well-recognized as a developing country. Internationally, this rise has stunned many states as a surprise or miracle. But economists interpret it differently. They think that Bangladesh has changed due to the appropriate policy of the government, the continuation of ...

Bangladesh will follow the directives of Bangabandhu's 10 January speech: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the country will be undoubtedly run following the directives and guidelines of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that he had given through his ideological speech on the historic homecoming day. "Father of the Nation delivered his policy-making speech and issued directives on his ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's address to nation on third anniversary of Awami League government

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressed the nation this evening on the completion of the third year of her government. The full text of her televised address is as follows: Dhaka January 7, 2022 Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Dear Countrymen, Assalamu Alaikum.   I extend my heartiest greetings and congratulations to the countrymen on t...

Bangladesh poised to become $500b economy by next fiscal year

Bangladesh is gunning to become a half-a-trillion-dollar economy next fiscal year buoyed by a successful vaccination campaign and a steady growth in agriculture and industry. As per the finance division's projection, the size of the Bangladesh economy would be $510 billion in fiscal 2022-23 after growing at 10.7 percent. The GDP is estimated t...

Bangabandhu's Golden Bengal: My Village My Town

Hiren Pandit: The New Year 2022 started with the commitment to implement the goal of sustainable development with Leave NO One Behind. Multiple mega projects will be inaugurated this year. The construction work of 10 mega projects and 100 economic zones including the Padma Multipurpose Bridge is going on at a fast pace. These 10 mega projects w...

Wish my father could see Bangladesh now: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina has said she learned from her father- Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman-how to empathise with the deprived, the disadvantaged, and how to dream of building a prosperous future for them. "He (Bangabandhu) dreamt about creating a Sonar Bangla, or Golden Bengal, as our land was known in ancient times. He envision...

Bangladesh, Maldives sign three instruments soaring bilateral relations to new height

Three instruments were signed today between Bangladesh and Maldives on health, education, dual taxation, youth and sports, elevating the bilateral relations to new height. The signing ceremony was held at the President's Office here this morning in presence of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih...

Prime minister enhanced spirit of the liberation

Hiren Pandit:  Today, the national flag is the main carrier of our identity all over the world. Then comes the national anthem. The father of the nation, the architect of Bengal, is still testifying to the fact that every single institution of this country was formed by him. His daughter, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is taking this state ...

United Nations lauds Bangladesh’s massive successes as it celebrates Victory Day

‘Bangladesh has traversed a long and difficult path from new nationhood devastated by war and famine to its undeniable influence as a UN member’   The United Nations (UN) family in Bangladesh has appreciated Bangladesh’s growth saying the UN is committed to supporting the government in every step towards achiev...

50 years of Independence: Prosperous, Digital Bangladesh Wonders the World

The greatest Bengali, who led the nation for freedom from the thousand-years-chain of subordination, was none but Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He finally declared independence on March 26 in 1971, following the two-long decades of struggles for freedom. The Bengali nation leapt into the war at the risk of their lives. The whole 55,000 squa...

I was electrified by Bangabandhu’s powerful voice: Ram Nath Kovind

Visiting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind today paid rich tributes to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman recalling that being a youth over 50 years ago he was “electrified” by Bangladesh founder’s powerful voice. “I remember that I was inspired, as a youth, by the moral courage of Bangabandhu. Like millions of others, I w...

Want peace and security to build developed Bangladesh: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Reiterating the government's stance to pursue "zero tolerance" policy against militancy, terrorism and narcotics, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expressed her determination of building a developed Bangladesh. "We have declared zero tolerance policy against militancy, terrorism, repression on women and narcotics as we want to ensure peace and secu...

Victory Day Celebrated With a vow to build Prosperous 'Sonar Bangla'

The nation celebrated the golden jubilee of its glorious victory on Thursday with a renewed a pledge to make the country free from hunger, poverty and communalism. People from all walks of life paid glowing tributes to the bright sons of soil who laid down their lives in the nine-month war to liberate the country from the Pakistan occupation fo...

Joy denounces Jamaat's depravity and connivance with Pakistan during Liberation War

Bangabandhu's grandson Sajeeb Wazed Joy came down heavily on Jamaat-e-Islami for its wartime brutalities and conspiracies geared towards strengthening the footing of Pakistan and wiping out the dream of freedom cherished by Bangladeshis. In a Facebook post from his verified account on Wednesday, he mentioned multiple anti-liberation activities ...

Freedom from Slavery: A Story of War, Friendship & Liberation

As the Pakistani junta started a conspiracy to eliminate the Bengali nation soon after the landslide victory of the Awami League-led by Bangabandhu in the 1970’s general election, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started preparing the nation for armed resistance. His call for non-cooperation deactivated the power of the Pakistani administ...

Razakars directly helped Pakistanis carry out genocide and rapes

When the Pakistani military started the brutal genocide and rape of the Bengali nation in March 1971, a special force consisting of a handful of Bengalis was formed to assist them. The Ipkaf consisted of 13,000 members, mainly non-Bengalis living here, with General Jamshed as its head. Mujahid and Razakar forces were formed with local Bengali co...

Why the barbaric plan to assassinate intellectuals and organized rape of Bengali women?

The Pakistani junta carried out brutal tortures on Bengali women for nine months since their heinous crackdown with heavy arms and tanks on the sleeping Bengali nation on the night of March 25, 1971. With the help of Razakar, Al-Badr and Al-Shams forces, they set up separate detention centres for women in each area. Pakistani vampires set the gr...

After rape, genocide and looting, Pakistani aggressors got involved in infighting

While the Bengali nation rejoices in victory from the beginning of December, the barbaric Pakistanis drown in the shame of defeat. But even after the defeat in the Liberation War in 1971, their brutality did not stop. The Pakistani juntas have yet to be civilized even after their unconditional surrender to the freedom fighters and Indian allied ...