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Returned home to bring smile on people's faces: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated that she returned home with only a goal to bring smiles on the faces of the country's people. "I returned home to bring smiles on the people's faces, because, it was my father's (Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) dream," she said. The premier made this remark while speaking at...

New generation is very much aware of the country's true history: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said repeated attempts were made to remove the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from history and thus the nation was deprived of knowing the real history since 1975. “But, it is not possible now as the new generation is very much aware of the country's true history," she sai...

Bangladesh, a COVID vaccination success story: UNICEF

UNICEF has listed Bangladesh, Peru, Vietnam and the Philippines as "Covid-19 Vaccine Success Stories" in their recent report, noting that Bangladesh's vaccination rate has risen sharply. When the first Covid-19 vaccines supplied by COVAX touched down in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, in June 2021, less than four percent of all adults were fully v...

Madison event evocative of Concert for Bangladesh: Sajeeb Wazed

"We must stand united on our promise for Golden Bengal on this Golden Jubilee. Let's sing Harrison's Bangladesh together once more and let the world hear it. This time the promise on this Golden Jubilee is to build Golden Bangla, the dream of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman."

Bangladesh economy to see a 7.25% growth in FY2021-22

Bangladesh’s economy has begun to overcome the hurdles of the COVID-19 pandemic and has, once again, reached 7 percent GDP growth. “Real GDP growth has hit 7.25 percent in the ongoing 2021-22 fiscal year, according to a provisional estimate,” said Planning Minister MA Mannan. “The provisional GDP rate was calculated in ...