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Awami League depends on people, not on external force: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her party would remain in office if the people vote it to power in the next election while it does not bank on any force abroad for retaining power. “We depend on the people, not any outside force to remain in power,” the prime minister told a press conference at her Ganobhaban official residenc...

UN expresses solidarity with Bangladesh's govt

The United Nations (UN) has expressed full solidarity and cooperation with the government and the people of Bangladesh. “The UN is with full solidarity and full cooperation with the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a meeting with the Bangladesh pr...

HPM Sheikh Hasina receives‘International Achievement Award’ and the ‘2018 Special Distinction Award for Outstanding Leadership’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred with the prestigious ‘International Achievement Award’ and the ‘2018 Special Distinction Award for Outstanding Leadership’ for her humanitarian and responsible policy in hosting the Rohingyas. Inter Press Service (IPS), a global news agency, conferred the ‘Internation...

HPM Sheikh Hasina insists immediate implementation of UN deal

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again blamed Myanmar, this time in her address to the annual UN gathering, for delaying the process to take back the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. A permanent and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas is yet to begin despite several treaties signed on the issue between Bangladesh and Myanmar, Hasin...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for reforms in UN Peacekeeping missions

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said being a leading contributor to the UN peacekeeping forces Bangladesh wants blue helmet missions’ reforms and elevated dignity as they now appeared to be faced with growing and newer “unconventional threats”. “The peacekeepers are now deployed in certain places where there is no peace...