Dhaka and Colombo today signed one agreement and 13 memorandums of understanding (MoU) to boost up cooperation between the two countries in the areas of economy, agriculture, shipping, higher education, information and technology and media.

 

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh Awami League has now been turned into a "symbol of confidence and support" of 16 crore people as the party is taking the country to the path of prosperity.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has laid importance on strengthening economic cooperation with Madrid as Bangladesh values the relation with Spain.

 

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved a project for construction of elevated expressway from Lalkhan Bazar to Shah Amanat Airport in the port city Chittagong at a cost of Taka 3,250.84 crore.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given financial assistance of Taka 35 lakh to the families of a slain Bangladesh Student’s League (BSL) leader and two late Awami League leaders.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon all concerned to ensure the optimum utilization of service infrastructures at grassroots in the case of reproductive healthcare, family planning, maternal and child healthcare services.

 

Seeking another term to complete the work of the mega projects, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her firm resolve to celebrate the golden jubilee of the country's independence during the tenure of the next Awami League government.

 

Putting emphasis on continuation of the healthy democratic trend in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh will advance further if Awami League stays in state power.

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