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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 4, 2023

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the world leaders to come up with utmost sincerity to ensure a dignified life and prosperous future for all. “As equal members of the global family, we must, therefore, resolve to do our utmost for dignified life and prosperous future for all,” she said while addressing the “One Family” session in G20 Summit held at Bharat Mandapam Convention Centre at Pragati Maidan here.... »
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today during a bilateral meeting expressed their satisfaction over the existing deep relationship between the countries and simultaneously agreed to take effective steps to strengthen the relationship further. “Both the prime ministers expressed satisfaction over the existing deep relationship between Bangladesh and India and agreed to take effective steps to strengthen further this relationship,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen... »
PM for stopping Russia-Ukraine war peacefully through negotiations DHAKA, Sept 8, 2023 (BSS) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called for finding a way to stop the Russia-Ukraine war through negotiations and a peaceful manner. She made the call when Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov paid a courtesy call on her at the latter’s official Ganabhaban residence here this morning prior to her departure for New Delhi, India to attend... »
State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on Saturday said that the next two years will be critical for the energy sector of the country. “In next two years, we have to be leapfrog in ending all our plans and there will be huge challenges,” he said while addressing a seminar titled, “Highest Utilisation of Natural Resources of Bangladesh: Philosophy of Bangabandhu” at Federation Bhaban in the city. Federation... »
The government started a disbursement of $320 million per week to pay outstanding power bills and ensure power and energy supply. The disbursement is happening each four days in a week. It means that the government will pay around $1,280 million per month for power and energy in a bid to keep the economy running. “We are receiving $80 million per day for power and energy as the Prime Minister... »
Executive Senior Vice-President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Yamada Junichi today paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban office here this evening. During the meeting, the Prime Minister requested the JICA official to explore the opportunity of producing drinking water from the wastage water that comes from seawater following salt production by the local people at the project area in... »
  SANGSAD BHABAN, June 26, 2023 (BSS) – The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) on Monday passed the Tk 7,61,785 crore national budget for the Fiscal Year 2023-24 with an immediate effect from July 1. The theme of the budget is “Towards Smart Bangladesh Sustaining the Development Achievements of a Decade and a Half” aiming to build ‘Smart Bangladesh’ by 2041 as envisioned by the incumbent Prime Minister amid adverse impact of... »
Consumer prices surged 9.94 percent in May, after slowing slightly in April, according to data from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Driven by food inflation of 9.24 percent and non-food inflation of 9.96 percent, the rate in May was the highest year-on-year rise in consumer prices in a decade. Bangladesh’s inflation had hit 9.33 percent in March before easing slightly to 9.24 percent in April. It neared double digits once... »
Finance Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal today proposed allocating Taka 34,819 crore for the power and energy sector in the budget for FY2023-24 to ensure quality energy and power supply in the country. The sector got Taka 8,753 crore more than the last fiscal year as Taka 26,066 crore was allocated for the FY 2022-23. In his budget speech in parliament, the minister said, “We promised to ensure power and energy... »
The emir of Qatar on Wednesday assured Bangladesh of providing all sorts of facilities to Bangladesh regarding larger supply of LNG from his country. Report UNB “I promise you that I, being the Emir, will provide all sorts of facilities to you as you are a friendly country,” Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani was quoted as telling Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a meeting at Amiri Diwan in... »