Bangladesh has the most liberal investment policy in South Asia: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the US to think of Bangladesh as a potential partner for enhanced trade and investment, saying she expects to double the trade volume between the two countries. The prime minister made the statement in a meeting with the first executive business delegation of the US-Bangladesh Business Council in Dhaka on ...

'Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Concert' held at Madison Square Garden in New York

'Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Concert' was held at the world-famous Madison Square Garden (MSG) in New York, USA on Friday, marking the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh's Independence and convey the potential and national image of Digital Bangladesh to the world. This special concert was held at the initiative of the Department of Information and Comm...

US govt does not want to impose sanctions against Bangladesh: Congressman Gregory Meeks

Influential US Congressman and Chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Gregory W Meeks has said they do not want to impose any sanctions against Bangladesh and there is an excellent relationship between Washington and Dhaka. "We want to make sure that we are not [imposing any sanctions] against Bangladesh and we are still working with t...

International powers' inaction in resolving Rohingya crisis shocked Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded intensified global actions with "real urgency" to repatriate Rohingyas, saying major international powers inaction over the crisis shocked Bangladesh as it extended them makeshift refuge on humanitarian grounds, straining the country's resources. "As I repeatedly said they (Rohingyas) are Myanmar nation...

For development of our country, we need energy: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government wants to develop the country and for that reason, it needs more energy. "We want the development of our country. That's why we need energy," she said when Special US Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry called on her at her the Gono Bhaban. PM's press secretary Ihsanul Karim later briefed r...

HPM Sheikh Hasina offers economic zone, high-tech park for US investors

Describing Bangladesh as a promising destination for US business and investment, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today offered a special economic zone (EPZ) and a high-tech park to the American companies for their investments on a large scale. “We are offering one dedicated Special Economic Zone (EPZ) for American companies to establish manu...

USA Praises Bangladesh's Counter-Terrorism Efforts

  In its latest Country Reports on Terrorism 2014, Bangladesh's efforts to counter terrorism and militancy has once again been vindicated. The report states that Bangladesh continued to make counterterrorism progress in 2014, with the current government once more demonstrating a commitment to counter both domestic and transnational terro...