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Dhaka Monday,  Jan 24, 2022

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chevron PR: A long-term agreement was signed recently between Rock Energy and Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, pursuant to which Chevron Lubricants appointed Rock Energy as its Sole Marketer in Bangladesh. This agreement entrusts Rock Energy with the marketing of Caltex branded lubricants in Bangladesh, including Chevron’s proprietary Havoline and Delo-branded lubricant products. Caltex lubricants have been available in Bangladesh since 2006 and the brand enjoys high levels of acceptance and recognition... »
(PR) – As a part of its ongoing annual scholarship program for financially disadvantaged, meritorious students, Chevron Bangladesh has awarded scholarships to 783 students from 23 educational institutions near Chevron’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar gas fields; about 64% of the scholarship recipients are female. Also included in the total are 55 scholarships for students who achieved excellent grades in the 2021 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams. The average pass... »
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 MaldivianPresident Ibrahim Mohamed Solih after the bilateral talks between the two leaders. The instruments included Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal... »
BSS/AFP: The World Bank’s fund to help the world’s poorest nations got a $93 billion injection of cash to help scale up aid for pandemic recovery and other programs, the institution announced Wednesday. It was the biggest replenishment ever for the International DevelopmentAssociation (IDA), which provides grants for 74 countries, most of which arein Africa, the Washington-based development lender said. The package includes $23.5 billion of contributions from 48 high-... »
BSS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged all to make a vow of deploying their full strength to build the country as a developed, prosperous and non-communal “Sonar Bangla” being imbued with the ideology of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. “Today, on the occasion of golden jubilee of the country’s independence and the Victory Day of Mujib’s year, I swear with a strong voice that I will... »
Chevron Bangladesh President, Eric M. Walker recently paid a visit to two of Swisscontact’s Dhaka-based youth skill development projects. During the visit, Walker spoke to the trainees, inquiring about their reasons for joining the training and their future plans. The trainees also showed off their skills through live, practical demonstrations. At the end of the visit, he participated in the completion ceremony for the mobile phone servicing course, distributing certificates... »
BSS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said more subsidies would hinder the wheel of country’s ongoing immense development works and progress. “You people (audience) should say how much money could be allocated forsubsidy . . . more subsidies means it would eat up a lion portion of thenational budget, resulting in hindering the development spree of thecountry,” she said. The premier made this remark in response to a query regarding... »
UNB: facebook sharing buttontwitter sharing buttonlinkedin sharing buttonblogger sharing buttonpinterest sharing buttonemail sharing buttonsharethis sharing button Bangladesh is moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept, JICA said in a recent statement.It will ensure “Energy Security,” “Economic Efficiency,” and “Environment” safety said JICA in an official statement. In view of the need for a long-term low-carbon energy policy, JICA will... »
Swisscontact Bangladesh’s Uttoron project, funded by Chevron’s Bangladesh Partnership Initiative, recently signed an agreement with Khulna Shipyard (KSY) to introduce internationally standardized advanced welding training for the first time in Bangladesh. Upgrading a government training institute to introduce this much-needed skill is one of Uttoron’s three objectives. The center chosen for upgradation is Technical Training Center (TTC) operated by KSY. With its existing available trainings not internationally standardized, Bangladesh is... »
Like elsewhere across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the lives and health conditions of communities that reside around Chevron’s gas fields in northeastern Bangladesh. Chevron’s Bangladesh companies recently provided crucial timely support to fourlocal hospitals near its Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar Gas Plants, donating 15 oxygen concentrators to meet the immediate needs of patients suffering from hypoxemia, which occurs when levels of oxygen in... »