HPM's 19th Stimulus Package: Government to subsidize bank interest of April-May

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced a new stimulus package to waive Tk2,000 crore bank interest of the people affected badly by the nationwide shutdown enforced to contain the coronavirus pandemic. “Today (Sunday), we are declaring a new incentive package which is the 19th. Under the package, the borrowers need not to repay Tk2,000...

Beyond the Pandemic's Episode 3: Lockdown withdrawn to save lives and livelihoods

Bangladesh Awami League has broadcasted the third episode of special webinar 'Beyond The Pandemic'. In the latest session, speakers said that the lockdown has been withdrawn to save both the lives and livelihoods of the people of the country. This episode's topic was ‘Reopening Economic Activities Following Health Regulations: Realit...

US praises HPM Sheikh Hasina's leadership

The United States has praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership and described Bangladesh as a “dynamic entrepreneurial society” whose social indicators have been a real success story. The US mentioned Prime Minister Hasina’s leadership in lifting women up, in particular, saying it has been so noteworthy. “...

HPM Sheikh Hasina allocates BDT 101,117 Crore to maintain economic strength

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina so far announced a total of 18 stimulus packages worth around $11.90 billion or Taka 1,01,117 crore to offset the shock of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on various sectors of the country. With the latest and 18th stimulus package of Taka 2,000 crore for the programme for generating employments through Palli ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina announces stimulus packages worth Tk 72,750 Crore to overcome COVID-19 impact

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today unveiled the government work plan to overcome the possible COVID-19 impact on the country’s economy, declaring an allocation of Taka 72,750 crore under a set of stimulus packages. “Earlier I declared a Tk 5,000 crore (emergency) incentive package for paying salaries and allowanc...

Bangladesh's economy is headed to a 10% growth: HPM Sheikh Hasina to Nikkei

In an exclusive interview with Nikkei Asian Review, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's economy is headed for a 10% annual growth and has the potential to become Asia's fastest growing economy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's fast economic expansion will gain further momentum and hit 10% annual growth over the next thr...

HPM Sheikh Hasina suggests 7-point measures for stock market development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has suggested undertaking seven-point measures for stock market development, asking all concerned including the BSEC to play a due role in protecting the interest of the investors. “I call upon all concerned including the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) to play a due role in protecting the...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for educated manpower to continue country's development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on building educated manpower to keep up the success of Bangladesh’s graduation to a developing country as well as establish a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh. “I think that building educated manpower is very much necessary to continue the achievement of Bangladesh’s elevation ...

Only Awami League can change the fortune of the people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina today urged her party leaders and workers to make the party stronger by increasing its popularity at the grassroots level as no party other than Awami League can change the fortune of the people. “Awami League is the only party in the country which can change the lot of the people. S...

Bangladesh's democracy stands on a strong foundation: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh’s democracy has stood on a strong foundation while its economy is now enough strong. “We’re advancing fast in all fields and our democracy has stood on a strong foundation, while the economy is adequate strong,” she said in her brief speech before an iftar mahfil here this aft...

Bangladesh has potential to be economic power: ADB president

Visiting Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao highly praised Bangladesh's tremendous socioeconomic uplift under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, saying the country has an immense potentiality to emerge as an economic power in Asia."Bangladesh has immense potentiality to emerge as an economic power in Asia like Chi...

Bangladesh in 2014: Economy, Infrastructure & Power

  In January 2014, Bangladesh Awami League was elected to state power for the second consecutive time since 2009. This time, the government aimed to fulfill the pledges made in its 2014 election manifesto titled: “Marching Ahead Bangladesh” as well as sustaining the momentum of development started during its earlier tenure since 2009.

Bangladesh Economy: Growth & Resilience During The Global Recession

  Bangladesh is in the process of transition from a predominantly agro-based economy to a modern time-befitting one. There has been a considerable change in global flows of trade and finance including a surge in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Several underlying factors have contributed to increasing the economic progress in Bangladesh.

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