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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 4, 2023

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday spelled out seven suggestions, which she earned from the experience of her life, among the students of Qatar for becoming the future leaders. “I would like to share a few suggestions for future leaders from my life’s experience and struggles: 1st: Represent a value, 2nd: Remain focused on your vision, 3rd: Make concrete plans to realize your vision, 4th: Lead by example and be... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said that the government is striving to ensure uninterrupted gas for all industries as the country is going ahead to be a trillion dollar economy by the year 2040. Due to unplanned industrialization, it becomes difficult for the government to provide gas to all industries, he said. Nasrul also requested the industry owners to shift their industries in the... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a press conference at her official Ganabhaban residence here today highlighted different important issues about her recent tri-nation visit to Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom (UK). In her written speech, the Prime Minister said during her bilateral meetings, all including Japanese Prime Minister, UK prime minister and World Bank chief highly appreciated Bangladesh’s remarkable socio-economic development under her leadership. They also assured... »
GE hosted Powering Smart Bangladesh Seminar at a city hotel today (9 May 2023). A state-of-the-art conference, highlighting the innovative capabilities of GE’s future independent energy company – GE Vernova – that will ensure flexible, affordable and reliable power for Bangladesh. The central theme of the seminar – Leading a new era of clean energy – focused upon using GE’s advanced gas turbine technology, capable of burning blends of hydrogen... »
The country’s export earnings from goods during the July-April period of the current fiscal year (FY23) reached US$4,567.76 crore having an overall growth of 5.38 percent. The single-month export earnings in this April totaled $395.60 crore, according to the latest statistics of the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB). The EPB data showed that during this 10-month period, export earning from the country’s major export item RMG was $3,857.75 crore while export... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said around $170 billion investment is needed in the power and energy sector by 2041. “The government is providing special incentives to foreign investment,” he said yesterday (Tuesday) while addressing a session on “Strengthening the Future of Economic Growth of Bangladesh.” The US Chamber of Commerce organized the high-level discussion titled “US-Bangladesh Economic Partnership: Shared Vision for Smart Growth”. Nasrul... »
The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) has placed a 13-point proposal to ensure “energy justice” in the country. CAB Vice president Prof M Shamsul Alam placed the proposals at a citizen meeting titled: “Energy Crisis and Development of Renewable Energy” at the Cirdap Auditorium in the city on Saturday as part of its reform campaign to bring transparency, fairness and combating corruption in the sector. The proposals include enactment of... »
A visiting delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday met with the Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor and discussed updated financial factors along with the progress of reform in the sectors. A five-member delegation headed by Rahul Anand, IMF Bangladesh Mission Chief, started meeting with the BB officials in the morning on Tuesday, which ended at 3.0 pm. Md Mezbaul Haque, executive director, and BB spokesperson told reporters that... »
Bangladesh today officially revealed its 15-point Indo-Pacific Outlook (IPO) envisioning a free, open, peaceful, secure, and inclusive Indo-Pacific one day before the commencement of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s tri-nation visit to Japan, the USA and the UK. “The Indo-Pacific area’s collective share in global GDP, preponderance in international trade, enhanced climate action and growing technological dynamism can be key determinants for ensuring Bangladesh’s long-term resilience and prosperity,” state minister for... »
The International Monetary Fund has kept its economic growth forecast for Bangladesh unchanged, which it set at 5.5 percent for the current fiscal year in January. But the latest outlook is 0.5 percentage points lower than the prediction the IMF made six months earlier. The global outlook report by the IMF, released on Tuesday, also forecast no change in Bangladesh’s GDP growth in FY24, which is predicted to be 6.5... »