Awami League should be strengthened to uphold Liberation War spirit: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the AL should be strengthened to uphold the Liberation War spirit as sustaining this spirit is a must to take Bangladesh to a dignified position. He said this while addressing a discussion marking the 18th anniversary of Bangabandhu Adarsho Forum joining it virtually from his official res...

Govt will not tolerate any negligence in building houses for poor

Hon'ble Prime Minister and daughter of Bangabandhu, Sheikh Hasina took the initiative to rehabilitate every landless and homeless people in the country on the occasion of Mujib Year. To implement the Prime Minister's announcement of 'Not a single person in the country will be homeless' in May 2020, the government formulated a 'policy to provide...

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury taught us to be simple and honest

Chowdhury Yameen Anam: On this day every year, I am overwhelmed with a range of emotions. I keep remembering my grandfather, and I am left thinking of just one question: If ever got the chance to see him and spend some time with him? I keep wondering what it would feel like to catch a glimpse of him, to hear his legendary stories, or to witness...

Awami League at 72: People’s Expectation

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladesh Awami League (AL), a moniker associated with millions of Bangladeshis' emotions, is one of the subcontinent's oldest political parties. The party celebrated its 72nd founding anniversary on June 23. The party, founded in 1949 by some progressive Muslim League leaders, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, played a...

Awami League changed the fate of people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina today asked her party men to remain always beside the countrymen as vanguards so that none could play ducks and drakes with their fate anymore. “The fates of the people are being changed due to stay of the Awami League in power. We, all the Awami League leaders and activists, have to...

Awami League and Common People’s Politics

Dr. Rashid Askari: The sun of Bangladesh’s independence that had set on one 23 June in the Battle of Plassey (1757) began to rise on another 23 June after nearly a couple of centuries (1949) at a place called ‘Rose Garden’ located in old Dhaka’s KM Das Lane where a common peoples’ party, East Pakistan Awami Muslim ...

Bangladesh: Awami League's Glorious Achievement on its Journey so far

Bangladesh Awami League is the root of all achievements the country has – from the rise of nationalism among the people, mass movements against the thousand-years slavery with the spirit of the national slogan ‘Joy Bangla', to the people’s trust in boat symbol and the ultimate victory over colonial rule through nine months of L...

Awami League calls upon the supporters to send video messages to celebrate 72nd anniversary

Bangladesh Awami League (AL) has called upon the youth to send greeting video messages on the occasion of its founding anniversary. The AL will celebrate its 72nd founding anniversary on June 23 next. On this occasion, the AL has been urging the youths of the country to send greeting video messages on their expectations to the party. To this ...

Release of Sheikh Hasina & Return of Democracy

Sheikh Hasina had to overcome obstacles in every step of her life. She lived in exile for six years after the assassination of her father, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family in 1975. She re-established parliamentary democracy through a decade-long movement against autocracy. After becoming the Prime Minister in 1996, she made the c...

Six Point Demand led to Bangladesh’s independence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

The independence of Bangladesh is rooted in the Six-Point Demand formula, the “Charter of Freedom” for Bangladeshis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said, reiterating her pledge to build the country as a developed and prosperous one in line with the spirit of the Liberation War. “We [the Awami League] won the 1970 general ele...

Travel ban on Israel remains, foreign policy remains unchanged: MOFA

Saying the travel ban on Israel remains for Bangladeshi passport-holders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today posted a reaction to Israeli foreign ministry's tweet which welcomed the removal of the words "all countries except Israel" in the new booklets of e-passports. The post on Bangladesh foreign ministry's verified Facebook page says the ...

Progress becomes easier if the goal is fixed: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expected the next generations would pull the country towards a developed and prosperous life following the master plans adopted by the present government. “...We have tried to formulate plans and build structures to ensure Bangladesh’s future progress,” she said while addressing the “Sw...

Mujibism: An Outline of National Liberty & Mirror of A Humanitarian Society

Bangladesh achieved its much-awaited independence on December 16, 1971, after a nine-month Liberation War under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The seven-crore Bengali people finally got free from discrimination, exploitation and repression of the Pakistani with the abolition of nearly two-decade-long slavery. But there was ...

Awami League Govt stands beside COVID-hit people

1. Awami League Govt stands beside COVID-hit peopleBudget for stimulus packages and financial support till March 2021: $14.98 billionBudget since April 2021: $310 million 2. Awami League Govt stands beside COVID-hit peopleGrants from Prime Ministers Relief Fund approved since April 2021: $1.24 million. 3. Awami League Govt stands beside COVID-...

Awami League and its wings volunteering to support farmers

Bangladesh government has taken precautionary measures since the second wave of coronavirus. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the concerned persons to take necessary steps so that the pandemic cannot affect the majority of people who live in agriculture. When the coronavirus first hit the country in early 2020, Sheikh Hasina also took some ...

Bangladesh Awami League's Social Safety Net Programmes for Poverty Eradication

Elderly AllowanceBeneficiary: 4.9 millionBudget Allocation: $347 million Allowance for Widow and Destitute WomenBeneficiary: 2.05 millionBudget Allocation: $143.9 million Allowance for Insolvent Persons with DisabilityBeneficiary: 1.8 millionBudget Allocation: $191.1 million Stipend for Students with DisabilityBeneficiary: 100,000Budget Alloc...

Communist Party of China greets Bangladesh and Awami League on Golden Jubilee of Independence

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has conveyed its heartfelt congratulations and best wishes for the people of Bangladesh and the ruling Awami League on the occasion of the country’s 50 years of independence. The international department of the party’s central committee issued a press release in this regard on Tuesday. CPC remarke...

Sheikh Hasina: Leading Bangladesh through pandemic

2020 was a significant year for Bangladesh. The country and its people were all gearing up to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence. The nation’s mood was optimistic. 2019 had been a good year, both economically and socially....

Major targets of 8th five-year plan (2020-2025)

Major targets of the 8th five-year plan (2020-2025) formulated by Sheikh Hasina-led Bangladesh Awami League government - Economic growth rate to reach 8.51% by 2025 - 11.33 million people will get employed within 2025 - By 2025, 3.2 million people will be employed overseas - Poverty and extreme poverty rate will drop down to 15.6% and 7....

Golden Decade of Development

Pranab Kumar Panday: The year 2021 carries particular importance in Bangladesh's history as the nation is set to celebrate the birth centenary of its Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of the country's independence. The UN CDP's decision to recommend Bangladesh, favouring its graduation in developing c...