Bangladesh to send relief for Pakistan flood victims: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 30, 2022) said that Bangladesh will send relief aid to the victims of severe floods in Pakistan's Baluchistan. "There is a severe flood in Pakistan's Baluchistan. I've already directed the officials concerned to see what will be needed there, the children are in great distress. I've already ordered to ...

Bangladesh has enough forex reserves to import food for 6-9 months: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 27, 2022) said Bangladesh would be able to meet six to nine months of import expenditures with the existing foreign currency reserves. "We have money in hand to import foodgrains and others (essentials items) for at least three months during any crisis. We'll be able to import food for six to nine months...

Bangladesh’s GDP to surpass Denmark, Singapore, Hong Kong by 2025

Bangladesh's economy is projected to reach $516.24 billion in the fiscal 2024-25, outperforming advanced economies such as Denmark, Singapore and Hong Kong along the way, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Denmark is expected to have a GDP of $484.38 billion at the current dollar value in 2025, while Singapore and Hong Kong will see th...

Hasina and Modi – The Golden Chapter

Nurul Islam Hasib: A friend who helps at a difficult time is a friend who you can really rely on. Covid-19 has proved that type of friendship between Bangladesh and India again. This pandemic is an unprecedented event of our time. It is a crisis that we have never faced before. It’s a war, but the enemy virus is unseen. Bangladesh fought...

Imagining a different South Asia with Bangabandhu

A SPECIAL OP-ED BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA Narendra Modi: On a dark morning in August 1975, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members were brutally assassinated. His killers wanted to reverse the gains of Bangladesh's independence, for which Bangabandhu had led a heroic struggle. They also wanted to strike a mortal blow to B...

Govt inks MoU to get 30 million Covid-19 vaccines

Bangladesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Serum Institute of India (SII) and its counterpart Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd to receive Covid-19 vaccines being developed by the Indian drug manufacturer. “Serum will provide the 30 million doses of the vaccine in the first phase as it has been proven effective,&rdqu...

Cox’s Bazar Turning To A Power & Energy Hub: Saleque Sufi

Blessed with excellent gifts of nature Cox’s Bazar is developing into a city of joy for the people of South and South East Asia. Its excellent geographical location having the longest flat sandy sea beach in the world, huge prospects of untapped maritime resources, excellent prospect of construction of fuel import infrastructures and power...

11,104-MW electricity added to national grid in 9 years

A total of 11,104 megawatts (MW) of power have been added to the national grid in the last nine years, facilitiating 83 percent of the country's total population access to electricity, according to official sources."The electricity generation capacity reached 16,046 MW and now 83 percent people are getting power facility across the country. In t...

Interplast and For Bangladesh Association-Germany To Provide Assistance In Setting Up Burn Units Around The Country

The assurance came when a nine-member delegation of the Interplast Germany, the Interplast, the Netherlands, the Interplast, Hungary and "FOR Bangladesh Association-Germany" called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganobhaban residence here this evening. Leading Surgeon of Plastic, Burn and Hand-Surgery at BGU Hospital of Duisburg...