Awami League places four proposals to President to strengthen EC

Bangladesh Awami League, during the talks with President M Abdul Hamid today placed some proposals, including enacting new law, strengthening the Election Commission (EC) and using EVM like technologies in the polls. The ruling party AL led by its president and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave the proposals as she led the 10-member delegation ...

Bangladesh to become 24th largest economy by 2030: NHDR Report

Bangladesh is expected to be the 24th largest economy in the world by 2030 despite the adverse impacts of Covid-19 pandemic that has taken huge toll on life and livelihood globally. Bangladesh has also become a digital economy and the nation envisages that it will be a developed economy by 2041, according to the National Human Development Repor...

Bangladesh will follow the directives of Bangabandhu's 10 January speech: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the country will be undoubtedly run following the directives and guidelines of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman that he had given through his ideological speech on the historic homecoming day. "Father of the Nation delivered his policy-making speech and issued directives on his ...

Awami League pays homage to Bangabandhu on Homecoming Day

Bangladesh Awami League paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Homecoming Day of the great leader.  The Awami League leaders and activists led by its presidium member Jahangir Kabir Nanak paid the homage by placing wreath at the portrait of the Father of the Nation in front of Ba...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's address to nation on third anniversary of Awami League government

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressed the nation this evening on the completion of the third year of her government. The full text of her televised address is as follows: Dhaka January 7, 2022 Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Dear Countrymen, Assalamu Alaikum.   I extend my heartiest greetings and congratulations to the countrymen on t...

Awami League vows to build Sonar Bangla thwarting all conspiracies

Awami League leaders today vowed to build a Sonar Bangla under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by thwarting all conspiracies. They made the pledge at a brief rally in front of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) before bringing out a colorful procession marking the country's golden jubilee of independence and Mujib Bars...

Awami League and other organizations pay rich tribute to martyred intellectuals

Awami League and other political, social and cultural organizations paid glowing tributes to martyred intellectuals by placing wreaths at Rayer Bazar killing ground here marking the Martyred Intellectuals Day. Awami League leaders placed wreaths at the Rayer Bazar killing ground in the morning. AL Presidium Members Begum Ma...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for ensuring easy transfer of technologies to developing countries

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for ensuring easy transfer of available technologies to developing nations so that they can face the toughest challenges of the 4th industrial revolution (4IR) in keeping pace with the developed countries. Joining virtually the closing ceremony of a conference on the 4IR from her official Ganabhaban resid...

Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Bangabandhu built the foundations of Bangladesh- Sheikh Hasina taking it forward

Awami League delivered on promise to build Digital Bangladesh by 2021: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy today said that Awami League has already delivered on its promise to build Digital Bangladesh by the year 2021. "We have another milestone to reach -- joining the league of developed countries by the year 2041," he said in a message shared on his verified Facebook page. Joy said this 50th year of v...

HPM Sheikh Hasina urges to be aware of anti-development propaganda

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today urged all to be aware against a group of people who are spreading propaganda at home and abroad even after so much development in the country. "Even after so much development, some people are spreading propaganda staying abroad and inside the country. (You) have to be aware of t...

Jail Killing: Another Dark Chapter in the History of Bangladesh

3 November is another day of reproach and agony for the collective conscience of Bangladesh. On this day in 1975, the four national leaders, who played the momentous role in our independence and state-building struggle after the Father of the National Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman were brutally killed inside what is usually considered o...

Steps taken by the Awami League government to rehabilitate victims of communal violence

A series of steps have been taken by both the government and the ruling Awami League to rehabilitate the victims of communal violence to boost their confidence and ensure security for them. A total of 102 cases were filed accusing 20,619 people in connection with the violence against the Hindu community. So far 583 were arrested as part of the ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina directs partymen to increase vigilence

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina asked her party leaders and workers to strengthen area-wise vigilance and hold peace meetings to maintain communal harmony. "Communal harmony will have to be maintained by ensuring intensified area-wise vigilance by our leaders and activists alongside arranging meetings and processions of ...

People will perform their religious rites independently in Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Describing Bangladesh as a secular country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all not to resort to excessiveness over religion. "Bangladesh is a secular country. People of all faiths will perform their religious rites independently here, which is enshrined in the Constitution. “Islam also echoed the same as Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (...

Awami League's rebel candidates won't get party tickets for polls: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader said those who contested in elections defying the party's command in the past will not get the party nomination for any polls at present and in future. "Punitive actions will also be taken against those who will send or have sent names of intending candidates to the centre for polls by making irregu...

A brief history of Bangladesh through Sheikh Rehana’s eyes

Tonmoy Ahmed: As she turns 66 on Monday, Sheikh Rehana looks back at a life with a Shakespearian ending: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” When her father the great Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was gunned down with almost the whole family, the teenage Rehana wished she had died. “How could I live with so much pain!&rdq...

Bangamata, the Unsung Lady Who Backs Bangabandhu Her Whole Life

The person who devoted her whole life with the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was none but Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib. Their marriage was fixed when Mujib was 13 and Begum Fazilatunnesa just three. As his paternal cousin Fazilatunnesa also known as Renu in the family, lost her father then, their paternal grandfather Sheik...

Plotters of August 15 and 21 still remain active: Obaidul Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader today said the perpetrators of August 15 carnage and August 21 grenade attacks still remain active as they don’t want development, peace and comfort in the country. “They (conspirators) feel jealous of Bangladesh’s march forward towards prosperity under the leadership of Prime Mini...

Col. Faruq and Rashid confirmed Zia's involvement in the massacre of 15th August: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the perpetrators behind the conspiracy in assassinating Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would be unmasked one day. Addressing a programme virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence, Sheikh Hasina also renewed her vow to materialise Bangabandhu’s unfinished dream of build...