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Grassroots’ Role in Fighting COVID-19: Beyond the Pandemic’s 9th episode

Bangladesh Awami League’s special webinar ‘Beyond the Pandemic’ is set to return on 4th July. This episode is going to discuss the role of government and the party’s grassroots leaders during the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will start from 8.30 pm on Awami League’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/...

45.66 Lakh families in Rajshahi Division get relief support

Around 45.66 lakh jobless and other hard-hit families consisting around 2.05 crore people have, so far, received government’s relief support to mitigate their livelihood related difficulties being triggered by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Rajshahi division. The government, as part of its continuous humanitarian support to h...

Parliament passes Tk568,000 crore budget for 2020-21 fiscal year

Parliament on Tuesday passed the Tk568,000 crore national budget for the fiscal year 2020-21, with the slogan 'Economic Transition and Pathway to Progress'. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal moved the Appropriations Bill, 2020 seeking a budgetary allocation of Tk7,59,642.44 crore which was passed by voice vote, reports UNB. Following the prop...

Beyond the Pandemic’s 8th episode to focus on Education and Skill Development of Youth

The eighth episode of ‘Beyond The Pandemic’, Bangladesh Awami League’s webinar, will be broadcasted on 30th June at 8.30 PM. This episode’s topic is ‘Education and Skill Development of Youth: Future Strategies’ where the speakers will discuss the initiatives taken for ensuring proper education and creating op...

Prioritize labour-based small entrepreneurs to disburse incentives: Speakers at CRI's Webinar

Labor-intensive small entrepreneurs should be given priority during the disbursement of government announced Tk 20,000 crore incentive package for small and medium entrepreneurships, suggested analysts at a dialogue. “If these entrepreneurs can reinitiate their businesses, employments will be catalyzed,” Policy Research Institute (P...