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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 4, 2023

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Former senior secretary Md Nurul Amin has been appointed as the chairman of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC). Prior to the new position, the former bureaucrat, who hailed from Chandpur district, served as chairman of state-owned Karmasangshan Bank. Nurul Amin last served the Planning Ministry as its senior secretary and retired from the job in April 2022. A gazette notification, issued by the Energy and Mineral Resources division today(Tuesday), said... »
Bangladesh put up a remarkable performance to seal another historic feat as they crushed England by 16 runs in the third and final T20 game to sweep three-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today. Opener Liton Das hit his career-best 73 while Najmul Hossain Shanto continued his rich vein of form with 47 not out to lift Bangladesh to 158-2 on slow Mirpur pitch. With Bangladesh scoring just 27... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the development partners to focus on giving soft loans till the world economy comes into normalcy overcoming the economic recession steaming from the Russia-Ukraine war. “It is necessary to continue giving soft loans till the global economy goes back to normalcy. The organizations and the developed countries would have to give special focus on it,” she said. The prime minister was addressing as the... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought five key supports from development partners to make smart, innovative and knowledge-based society in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to promote a peaceful, just and inclusive global society. “A smart, innovative and knowledge-based society will help promote a peaceful, just and inclusive society,” she said. The premier was elaborating the five key supports of development partners while speaking as the chief guest at a side... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the global partnership must carry a meaning to the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) like Bangladesh so no challenge could upset their progress to attain developing countries status. “We, the graduating LDCs, want to make sure that no challenges can further slow down our graduation momentum,” she told a conference titled “Sustainable and Smooth Transition for the Graduating Cohort of 2021”. The premier said the... »
Around 71.6 per cent of Japanese companies operating in Bangladesh want to expand their business in the country. The information was revealed today at a webinar titled, “Investment Opportunities in Hi-Tech Parks in Bangladesh,” said a press release. The Embassy of Bangladesh in Japan with UNIDO ITPO Tokyo and the Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA) hosted the webinar. Over 100 Japanese companies attended the webinar. The webinar focused on investment... »
Bangladesh and India have discussed simplification of the implementation process of Indian Line of Credit (LoC) projects. The issue was discussed at the 3rd meeting of the high-level project monitoring committee to review projects under Indian LoC held yesterday at the Economic Relations Division (ERD) in the capital. The meeting was co-chaired by Sharifa Khan, secretary, ERD and Pranay Verma, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh. A delegation from Ministry... »
Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Saudi Contracting Company Limited for feasibility study to set up Di-Ammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer factory in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The MoU was signed today at Industries Ministry conference room in the city, said a press release. Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun attended the MoU signing ceremony as the chief guest while State... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged Korean businessmen to come up with more investment in Bangladesh. “There is huge potentiality to boost the economic relations between the two countries,” she said while presidential envoy and senior secretary for future strategy in the office of the president of republic of Korea Jang Sung Min called on her at the latter’s official residence Ganabhaban. Prime Minister’s Speech writer Md Nazrul Islam briefed... »
Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley on Sunday said energy storage is a key instrument to reach Bangladesh’s ambitious decarbonisation goals to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted power supply for all. He also said energy storage is a concrete means of improving energy efficiency and integrating more renewable energy sources into electricity systems. The European Union (EU), in collaboration with the Power... »