Commonwealth expresses solidarity with Bangladesh over resolving Rohingya issue

The Commonwealth leaders have expressed solidarity with Bangladesh over the Rohingya issue and demanded justice for the persecution of the minority group in Myanmar. “Heads expressed full solidarity with the Government and the people of Bangladesh affected by the influx of more than a million Rohingya from Rakhine State in Myanmar,”...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for revitalizing Commonwealth

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put forward a proposal to reform the Commonwealth by revitalising its secretariat to make the 53-member body much more relevant in the current global context. "We appreciate that the Group (High-Level Group or HLG) is dealing with important questions of prioritising member states developmental challenges, fundin...

HPM Sheikh Hasina's 7-point proposal to promote intra-CW trade and investment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has placed a seven-point proposal to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, investment and innovation and urged the grouping to keep the trade regime open and transparent. "We should ensure that the trade regime remains open, rules-based, transparent, inclusive and fair," she said while taking part in an event titled "Co...

Peace and stability are the keys to Asia's future: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Viewing stability as the key to the future of Asia, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Asian leaders to build bridges and strive for connectivity to make the region more peaceful and stable for its further development and prosperity. "Indeed, we believe stability to be the key to the future of Asia. For that, we need to build bridges,...

Build a future with peace and women empowerment: HPM Sheikh Hasina to Commonwealth leaders

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the Commonwealth leaders to make efforts to build a future where global peace and women empowerment will remain as the cornerstone to create a society free from poverty, discrimination and conflict.She also laid importance on imparting proper education to women for their empowerment in society. "Withou...

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