Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that the government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to the martyred members of Bangladesh Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2017.
The Cabinet approved the drafts of the proposals for constituting two separate laws for formation of metropolitan police in Gazipur and Rangpur cities of the country.
Germany, Sweden and the European Union extended their strong support to Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue.
Japan will provide more 18.6m US Dollars assistance to the priority areas for the forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals who took shelter in Bangladesh following violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina deplored BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia for her festive and luxurious visit to Cox's Bazar in the name of seeing the woes of the Rohingyas.
The government launched a project to establish "Sheikh Hasina Cantonment" at Lebukhali along the Payra River in Barisal involving an estimated cost of Taka 1,699 crore.