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Govt working to make railways as the easiest mode of transportation : HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is working to expand rail communication networks across the country, especially in areas having no railway. Besides, the government has also restored the rail connectivity with neighbouring India on different routes and planned to establish rail communication with Siliguri, she said. The premier...

Bangladesh perfect example of innovation-driven development: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed has highlighted how Bangladesh harnessed the power of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to achieve its transformative socio-economic development during the last decade at the UN. Highlighting the success of the "Digital Bangladesh" vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he said Bangladesh ...

Ministry of Land setting up online payment system for all land-related fees

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Land and Payment Gateway Channel Service Providers Upay, Nagad and Bkash, and Banking Services Providers United Commercial Bank (UCB) to set up a system with the facility of online payment of all land-related fees at the conference room of the Ministry of Land today, Mon...

Travel ban on Israel remains, foreign policy remains unchanged: MOFA

Saying the travel ban on Israel remains for Bangladeshi passport-holders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today posted a reaction to Israeli foreign ministry's tweet which welcomed the removal of the words "all countries except Israel" in the new booklets of e-passports. The post on Bangladesh foreign ministry's verified Facebook page says the ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates 100 multipurpose cyclone shelters

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for over 200 buildings under the purview of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, including 100 multi-purpose cyclone shelters. The prime minister took part in the ceremony via video conference from the Ganabhaban on Sunday, warning citizens to stay alert regar...