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Dhaka Friday,  May 14, 2021

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Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka Riva Ganguly Das yesterday expressed her country’s keen interest to invest more in Bangladesh’s various sectors including in power, energy and in LNG. The new Indian High Commissioner to Dhaka expressed such interest when she paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal at his ERD office last afternoon, said a Ministry release. During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to bilateral... »
The Global Economist Forum on Saturday stated the demands of the implementation of ‘3-zero’ agenda in Bangladesh for becoming one of the developed countries by the year 2030. The Bangladesh wing of the GEF led by its president and CEO of Exim Bank Mohammad Haider Ali Miah, secretary general and CEO of Standard Bank Mamun-Ur Rashid and advisor and CEO of Padma Bank Md Ehsan Khasru unveiled the new development... »
Bangladesh and Brunei today signed seven instruments for strengthening cooperation mainly in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture and sports, and the supply of LNG. The instruments were signed after the official bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah at the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, here. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid... »
Kazakh students will open a $50 bln worth market for Kamaz and VIST Open Corporate Challenge kicks off at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan. The Challenge is set to invite talented students to invent facilitating systems for autonomous Kamaz Neo. Market share for the solution developed during the challenge is expected to be valued at USD 10 Billion by 2020. On March 27, Open Corporate Challenge (OCC) Kamaz started in Kazakhstan.... »
Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, will be celebrated across the country on Sunday amid traditional festivities and enthusiasm. The festivities will begin at dawn with the artistes from Chhayanaut welcoming the day with Tagore’s famous song ‘Esho hey Baishakh, esho, esho (come O Baishakh, come)’ under the banyan tree at the Ramna Park. True to their centuries old tradition, people from all walks of life will throng... »
Bangladesh and Bhutan today agreed in principle to work on allowing duty free (DF) and quota free (QF)access of a number of their products to each other’s market for the mutual interests. “Bhutan has sought duty and quota free access of its 16 products to Bangladesh market, while Bangladesh has sought such access of its 10 goods to Bhutanese market during the official talks of the two countries held today,”... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today called upon the industrialists to invest in planned Economic Zones (EZs) as the government will ensure uninterrupted supply of gas and electricity in the EZs. “The government has done a Gas Management Master Plan. The government will ensure tolerable electricity price for the consumers,” he said while speaking at a seminar on “Energy Pricing: Impact on Industries” organized by... »
Asian University for Women and Chevron are pleased to announce the launch of the AUW Science Summer School, powered by Chevron: a residential program that helps launch aspiring female scientists and mathematicians into top universities and careers. For five weeks, students of the Science Summer School will be engaging in math and physics lessons, mentorship from experts, and learning with like-minded peers. Upon successfully graduating from the program, students will... »
Speakers at a seminar here on Saturday said there is huge scope for India-Bangladesh cooperation in the power and energy sectors as many areas still remained untapped for lack of positive attitude at both political and bureaucratic levels. They said India and China have a bigger role to play in developing a homogeneous and harmonized power market in the South Asian region where any country can send their electricity and... »
UNB: State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has said that consumers’ awareness has been the key to prevent any accident in the use of LNG and LPG gas cylinder. He made the remarks while talking to reporters on the sideline of a workshop on ‘Web-based Electricity Cost Modeling’ at Daffodil University in the city on Sunday. The junior minister’s comment came against the backdrop of growing concern over... »