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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...

5G to be launched at the end of 2021: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has revealed the launching of 5G service in the country to take place at the end of this year. "We are aiming to launch 5G and planning to pilot it at the end of this year," he said at a business roundtable in New York. The government is pledge-bound to ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks US investment in ICT, renewable energy, blue economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought US investment in country's different promising sectors such as Information and Communication Technology (ICT), renewable energy, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism and hi-tech parks. "We invite US investment in other lucrative sectors as ICT, renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile, light engineeri...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places three proposal for ensuring gender equality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid special emphasis on forming a Women Leaders' Network as it can act as a force to ensure gender equality. "It is greatly empowering to be with you all. I strongly feel that we can establish a Women Leaders' Network which can bring us together, not just for one-off meetings, but to act as a force to ensure ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks bold steps towards climate change crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought global leaders' bolder steps over the climate change crisis amid speculations about particularly US pledges towards the issue in the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) debate. In a closed-door meeting of world leaders ahead of the weeklong UNGA debate, the Bangladesh premier renewed her call for strict ...