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 said UNESCO acknowledgment of Bangabandhu's 7th March speech as a world heritage proved the history could never be erased while she sought nation's vigilance to keep upheld the nation's pride.

 

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.

 

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh's existence and history are involved with Bangabandhu's historic March 7 speech.

 

The government is set to repeal the existing 'Sugar (road development cess) Ordinance to relieve sugarcane growers from paying taxes for development of the roads in the sugar mill catchment areas.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh wants collaborative engagements with India and other neighbours for regional peace and prosperity and benefit of the people in South Asia.

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