Bangladesh is a valued member of the UN: UN chief Antonio Guterres - Lauds Bangladesh’s socio-economic development

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has termed Bangladesh a friend of the UN and lauded Bangladesh’s socio-economic development under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He said Bangladesh is a valued member of the UN and is making an important contribution to the work of the global body. The UN chief made the rem...

UN chief calls HPM Sheikh Hasina to join Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy, Finance

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a telephone call from Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, this evening. They held a 12-minute conversation where the UN chief invited her to join the Champions' Group of Global Crisis Response on Food, Energy, and Finance (GCRG), according to a press release issued by the Prime Minist...

'Genocide Watch' recognizes the Pakistan army's 1971 genocide in Bangladesh

Genocide Watch, a US-based organisation that campaigns against all forms of mass murder, has recognised as genocide the crimes committed by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. “Genocide Watch recognizes the crimes committed by the Military Forces of Pakistan against the Bengali population in Bangladesh i...

HPM Sheikh Hasina off to NY to join 76th Session of UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka this morning for New York, USA via Helsinki to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).   "A VVIP chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines departed the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), Dhaka for Helsinki carrying the premier and her entourage members around 9:...

UN appoints Brigadier General Mohammad Nazmul Haque as OMA's first Bangladeshi Chief of Staff

Brigadier General Mohammad Nazmul Haque has been appointed chief of staff for the Office of Military Affairs, Department of Peace Operations (DPO), at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He is the first Bangladeshi military officer to be appointed to such a high and important post at UN headquarters. "This is one of the key appointmen...

Bangladesh’s Graduation to Developing Country: Leadership Makes the Difference

It is leadership and stable politics as well as government policies that paid off, analysts say as Bangladesh’s graduation from the LDC remains a miracle for many. In 2008-09 when the ruling Awami League first came to power after 1996, the Bangladesh GDP was $103.5 billion. A decade later, it rose to $330.2 billion in 2019-20. Export ear...

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation for graduating from LDC status

Bangladesh gets UN recommendation for graduating from LDC status Developing Country, Bangladesh, LDC, UN, Per Capita Income, Forex reserve, GDP Growth,

United Nations to continue to stand with Bangladesh in addressing the Rohingya crisis: SG Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General (SG) Antonio Guterres has reaffirmed that the United Nations (UN) will continue to stand with Bangladesh and mobilize international support to collectively address the Rohingya crisis. He also assured that the UN has renewed its advocacy and support in the Rakhine state and would continue to engage with Myanmar towards crea...

UN Sec-Gen meets HPM Sheikh Hasina: Assures more pressure on Myanmar

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the UN is pressuring Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis. The UN chief and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her offices in Dhaka on Sunday as part of their trip to Bangladesh. Guterres said there should be more pressure on Myanmar to make them understand w...

Bangladesh’s Instances Of Coherent Development Showcased In UN

  Recently Bangladesh has taken part in the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which was led by honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. This session is a great success as Bangladesh has been able to uphold itself before the world.