German ambassador unhappy about BNP misquoting him

Achim Tröster, the German ambassador in Dhaka, has voiced his displeasure about BNP ‘misquoting’ him on the state of human rights and democracy in Bangladesh following his meeting with the party’s leaders last month. “I was a little bit unhappy about it, because I very much appreciate it if I am asked personally wit...

Bangladesh now an important economic, political partner: Germany

Germany has praised Bangladesh saying the economy of the "up-and-coming" country continues to grow rapidly, even during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the poverty rate has been halved since 2000. "In a rapidly developing region, Bangladesh is now an important economic and political partner for Germany," said the German Federal Foreign Ministry in a...

EC is able to hold a free and fair national election: HPM Sheikh Hasina to German state minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her firm confidence that the Election Commission (EC) would be able to hold an inclusive, fair and neutral general election by the end of this year. The Prime Minister said this when German Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Niels Annen made a courtesy call on her at Gonobhaban on Thursday. Briefin...