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HPM Sheikh Hasina greets national cricket team for test victory against New Zealand

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today extended heartiest congratulation to the national cricket team as they secured a thumping eight-wicket victory against New Zealand in their first Test at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. In a felicitation message, the cricket-lover Prime Minister greeted all the players, coach and officials...

Bangladesh poised to become $500b economy by next fiscal year

Bangladesh is gunning to become a half-a-trillion-dollar economy next fiscal year buoyed by a successful vaccination campaign and a steady growth in agriculture and industry. As per the finance division's projection, the size of the Bangladesh economy would be $510 billion in fiscal 2022-23 after growing at 10.7 percent. The GDP is estimated t...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates free textbook distribution for 2022

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the distribution of free textbooks for primary and secondary students for 2022. The prime minister launched the programme via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Thursday morning. But she was disappointed that she could not be there to present the books herself. "I am sorry that I could not h...

Wish my father could see Bangladesh now: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina has said she learned from her father- Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman-how to empathise with the deprived, the disadvantaged, and how to dream of building a prosperous future for them. "He (Bangabandhu) dreamt about creating a Sonar Bangla, or Golden Bengal, as our land was known in ancient times. He envision...

Bangladesh, Maldives sign three instruments soaring bilateral relations to new height

Three instruments were signed today between Bangladesh and Maldives on health, education, dual taxation, youth and sports, elevating the bilateral relations to new height. The signing ceremony was held at the President's Office here this morning in presence of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih...