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Two more RMG factories in the country have been recognized as ‘green factory’ totaling the number of green factories to 178 in Bangladesh. Of the two new recognized factories, one got platinum rating while the other got gold rating. In the current year, a total of 13 RMG factories got the recognition of green factories under platinum rating category. The two new factories which got ‘green factory’ certificates are Bornali... »
Bangladesh is going to receive credit facility up to 3.468 billion SDR or around $4.5 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the next four years. “We’re going to get the loan from IMF in the same way that we’ve approached earlier. There were apprehensions that we may not avail it due to conditions. But, finally we’re getting it under such conditions which we also feel should be fulfilled,”... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said Bangladesh is going to follow ‘Hydrogen Policy’ to tackle the power problem which is prevailing in the country. Report BSS “The policy-making works (regarding ‘Hydrogen Policy’) have already started,” he said in a press conference here today. He said the power department has formulated the EV (Electronic Vehicle) Policy for moving into more convenient transport services as soon... »
Bangladesh and Brunei have agreed to explore mechanisms for long-term collaboration in the energy sector, particularly in the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and other petroleum products to Bangladesh. This was stated in a joint statement between Bangladesh and Brunei Darussalam on the state visit of Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah to Bangladesh issued here this evening. Brunei Darussalam acknowledged the contribution of the Bangladeshi expatriates... »
Hasina visits India as both sides stress the need for strengthening economic cooperation amid Russia-Ukraine war and the coronavirus pandemic Staff Correspondentbdnews24.com Published : 7 Sept 2022, 02:59 AM Updated : 7 Sept 2022, 02:59 AM Bangladesh and India have discussed strengthening energy cooperation to tackle the global crisis created by the Russia-Ukraine war and the coronavirus pandemic. They also agreed to strengthen trade in a bilateral meeting led by... »
Bangladesh has maintained an upward trend for exports in the new fiscal year, posting a 36.18 percent year-on-year growth in August in the face of intensifying global economic headwinds. Exporters shipped goods worth $4.61 billion last month, 7.14 percent higher than the target, according to data released by the Export Promotion Bureau. In July, the first month of the fiscal year, export receipts crossed $3.98 billion, a 14.72 percent increase... »
Liz Truss will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promises of tax cuts and to deal with a growing energy crisis. After weeks of an often bad-tempered and divisive leadership contest, Truss, currently the foreign minister, defeated former finance minister Rishi Sunak in a vote of Conservative Party members, winning by 81,326 votes to... »
NEW DELHI, Sept 5, 2022 (BSS): India today rolled out the red carpet to welcome Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as she arrived here on a four-day state visit at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. “A VVIP chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed in the Palam Airport, New Delhi at 11:40am local time today,” Prime Minister’s Press Secretary... »
Dhaka and New Delhi are likely to sign at least seven instruments during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s India visit, said foreign minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. “These agreements or MoUs are on water management, railway, science and technology; and information and broadcasting … after the (signing) ceremony honourable prime ministers of the two countries will issue a joint statement,” he said while briefing the media at the foreign ministry here.... »
The project for upgradation of Mongla Port, being taken up under the third Indian Line of Credit (LoC), would greatly boost the revenue generation and improve the sub-regional connectivity, trade and commerce and accelerate growth of the entire region. With the development of the Khulna-Mongla Port rail project, the development of this port will add to the maritime links for movement of goods not only between India and Bangladesh but... »