Barguna, November 19, 2013

"Awami League believes in right to vote. The Election Commission is completely independent. So, the coming polls will be free, fair and neutral," PM Sheikh Hasina asserted while speaking at a huge public rally at Taltali High School ground at Barguna,


Kalapara, Patuakhali, November 19, 2013
The much- awaited seaport in the country's southern region, Paira Bandar, today started its journey ushering in a new hope for the country's export-import business and overall economy. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the country's third seaport and first of its kind after independence at Ramnabad Channel under Kalapara upazila here this morning.


Gazipur, November 18, 2013
A specialized hospital and nursing college named after Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib was opened here today, offering a comprehensive range of medical services under a joint venture with a Malaysian hospital chain. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak jointly unveiled the plaque of the Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital and Nursing College, a complex of 250-bed hospital and 50-bed nursing college.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust and Social Welfare Ministry constructed the hospital and nursing college on six acres of landunder Public Private Partnership (PPP) programme at a cost of Taka 215 crore.


A new- cabinet for the poll time all-party interim government has been formed  to oversee the 10th parliamentary election in line with the constitution.


With the support of 39.6 per cent of the electorate, the ruling Awami League has a clear edge in the election race over opposition BNP, which is favoured by 34.2 per cent voters, shows a mid-October poll.


Dhaka, November 17, 2013

"The next elections would be free, fair and credible and I hope that the opposition would participate in the polls and the people would freely exercise their voting rights," The Prime minister expressed this hope when visiting US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal called on her at her official Ganobhaban residence here this afternoon.


Dhaka, November 16, 2013

"Being revengeful, they are killing people by pouring petrol as they are not getting response to their movement from the people," The opposition leader is not happy only these heinous acts, she is also provoking Jamaat-Shibir to unleash more terrorist acts. How a Muslim can kill another Muslim by burning? Have they not any kindness?” The Prime Minister said this while addressing a meeting of leaders of Ahle Sunnat Al Jamaat at her official Ganobhaban residence here tonight.


Dhaka, November 15, 2013
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina returned home tonight from Colombo after wrapping up her two-day official visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)-2013.

The three-day CHOGM began at the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in the Sri Lankan capital this morning.

A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11.45 pm tonight.

Ministers, advisers to the Prime Minister, parliament members, the chiefs of three services and high civil and military officials were present at the airport to receive Sheikh Hasina.

The Prime Minister attended the opening ceremony and official photo session of the CHOGM and addressed its executive sessions.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Sheikh Hasina held bilateral meetings with Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapaksa and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.

Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni, Ambassador-At-large M Ziauddin, PM's Principal Secretary Shaikh Md Wahid-Uz-Zaman, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque and Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad, among others, accompanied Sheikh Hasina during her visit.