Those who created unrest in Cumilla will be brought to justice: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the people involved in vandalising Hindu temples must face exemplary punishment, calling upon all to work in unison and remain vigilant to stop recurrence of such heinous acts. "We have already taken proper measures (against ransacking of Hindu temples). Those who carry out such incidents will definitely ...

Govt inetrested set up one more nuclear power plant in southern region: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has been mulling setting up of another nuclear power plant in the southern region to meet the increased demand for electricity which was a prerequisite to ensure country's overall development. "We are going to install another (nuclear) power plant after completion of the existing one. We will con...

'Mother of Humanity' and a Braveheart: Sheikh Hasina turns 75

Sheikh Hasina, the longest serving Prime Minister of Bangladesh, recently earned appreciation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for her relentless works in developing the fortunes of the south Asian nation that gained its freedom from Pakistan in 1971. A symbol of women empowerment in the highest level of governance in South Asia, Hasina ...

Bangabandhu for Independence and Sheikh Hasina for Economic Emancipation

Hiren Pandit: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest son of the soil and greatest Bengali for thousands of years, the great hero of history and the father of the nation, has made the dream of Bengal a reality and gave the people an independent state. In the historic speech of March 7, 1971, Bangabandhu instructed the people of Banglade...

Stand beside people and ensure justice: HPM Sheikh Hasina to new admin cadres

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the new administration cadre officers to work for ensuring justice for all as she addressed certificate-giving and closing ceremony of the 119th and 120th Law and Administration Training Courses. "Stand beside the people and ensure justice for them utilizing the knowledge acquired from the training," she...

SDGs Progress Award: Bangladesh in New Altitude

Hiren Pandit: The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. The honorable Prime Minister accepted th...

Sheikh Hasina: The making of a leader

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Sheikh Hasina's emergence on Bangladesh's political landscape in May 1981 was, in simple terms, a campaign for a restoration of dignity for the Bengali nation. The subsequent efforts she expended in her crusade to revive the values lost through the mayhem and murder of August-November 1975 are today part of history. It would...

Sheikh Hasina: A ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the Sustainable Development Landscape

Dr Atiur Rahman: HPM Sheikh Hasina is lucky to have inherited the magnificent legacy of leadership from her father who is also our Father of the Nation. According to Rabindranath Tagore, it is not the lack of money but that of confidence which constitutes the biggest problem for a society. Fortunately, Bangladesh was blessed with a leader of g...

First Bangladeshi animated feature film 'Mujib Amar Pita' to be premiered on 28th September

Mujib Amar Pita' (Mujib - My Father), an animated film based on the book by the same name authored by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is set to be released on her birthday September 28. State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak announced it at a press conference on Sunday at Bashundhara Cineplex. 'Mujib Amar Pita', the first 2D animated...

Bangla in UNGA: Continuation of legacy from father to daughter

September 25 is a glorious day in the history of the Bengali nation and the Bangla language as Bangabandhu addressed the UN General Assembly in Bangla for the first time on the day in 1974. Terming the day significant, prime minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday shared a video of Bangabandhu’s UNGA speech, the ...

Sheikh Hasina: The Pioneer of Progress

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...

Birth of Sheikh Hasina: a gift for the nation

Sharif Shahab Uddin: Born in an illustrious family enriched with cultural background, Sheikh Hasina illuminated the house of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Fazilatunnessa Mujib on the 28th September, 1947. She is the eldest of the five children of the Sheikh Family in Bangladesh. Emerged as the saviour of the Bengali nation which had been thrown into...

World must work together to tackle emergencies: HPM Sheikh Hasina at 76th UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the international community to act together on global common issues and create space for new partnerships and solutions in order to tackle emergencies. In her address to the 76th UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, Hasina said the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the inadequacy of the g...

UN Secretary General praises Bangladesh’s development, Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres has highly appreciated the development miracle of Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He lauded the Bangladesh Premier and her apt leadership to advance the country with overall development as he had bilateral talks with Sheikh H...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks US investment in ICT, renewable energy, blue economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought US investment in country's different promising sectors such as Information and Communication Technology (ICT), renewable energy, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism and hi-tech parks. "We invite US investment in other lucrative sectors as ICT, renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile, light engineeri...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places three proposal for ensuring gender equality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid special emphasis on forming a Women Leaders' Network as it can act as a force to ensure gender equality. "It is greatly empowering to be with you all. I strongly feel that we can establish a Women Leaders' Network which can bring us together, not just for one-off meetings, but to act as a force to ensure ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks bold steps towards climate change crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought global leaders' bolder steps over the climate change crisis amid speculations about particularly US pledges towards the issue in the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) debate. In a closed-door meeting of world leaders ahead of the weeklong UNGA debate, the Bangladesh premier renewed her call for strict ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina receives SDG Progress Award

The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. "The honorable Prime Minister accepted...

HPM Sheikh Hasina presents five-point proposal to ensure SDG achievement fighting COVID-19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for a global roadmap to ensure permanent recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGSs) by 2030. "We need to chart out a bold and ambitious global roadmap to put us back on the SDGs track, so that no one is left behind," she said while addressing vir...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places six-points proposal to ensure sustainable future

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the major world economies to work with all the stakeholders in partnership to ensure a sustainable future for the next generation. "Major economies have to work with all stakeholders globally in partnership for ensuring a sustainable future for the next generation," she said. The Prime Minister, in a pre-...