More people are happy with Awami League's governance: IRI Survey

More people are happy with the Awami League’s governance now, a year after it took office for an unprecedented third term with a landslide in the 2018 general election, a new nationwide opinion poll shows. The poll, conducted by US-based International Republican Institute or IRI Center for Insights in Survey Research, shows heightened sup...

Awami League's Pro People Development Activities

Engr. Khondkar Abdus Saleque Bangladesh is riding on a rough terrain of development highway over the past decade . One of the main reason of achieving impressive economic growth at the annual rate of around 7% is made possible for significant improvement of power generation and supply over the past decade . The development partners, donor agenc...

ECNEC approves six projects worth Tk 7,312 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved six development projects with an outlay of Taka 7,312 crore. The approval came at the regular meeting of the ECNEC held at the NEC Conference Room with its Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Planning Minister M A Mannan, after the meeting, bri...

Undertake development projects on a priority basis: HPM Sheikh Hasina to govt officials

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the ministries to undertake development projects on a priority basis for implementation of the annual budget properly and accelerating the country’s uplift. “The ministries will have to fix priority that which development schemes are needed first and accordingly, they will have to start the wor...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places five ideas for a better Asia

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put forward five ideas to make a better Asia and said Bangladesh wants to resolve the Rohingya crisis through dialogues which is a lesson for the world to overcome chaos in a peaceful manner. The prime minster proposed the ideas while delivering a keynote speech at the Nikkei Inc’...

Sheikh Hasina: Daughter of Democracy and Herald of Change

She gave the nation a new vision – Vision 2021, transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country. She gave Bangladeshis the dream of Digital Bangladesh- an IT-based country. Four decades into independence, she has brought solace for 3 million martyrs and their families by initiating the much-awaited war crimes trial. Prime Minister Sh...

ECNEC approves seven development projects worth Tk. 18,191 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the conversion of Akhaura-Sylhet Meter Gauge Section of Bangladesh Railway into dual gauge with an estimated cost of Taka 16,104.44 crore. The approval came from the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for Upazilla development plan

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the LGRD ministry to sketch out a master plan to build up all upazila under a specific development design aimed at protecting cropland and check sporadic construction of buildings, roads and other structures. “Unplanned development of the upazilas should be regulated and roads and ways of the upazi...

Why Patriotic Bangladeshis Vote For Boat ?

Khondkar Saleque Sufi: Bangladesh is going for its eleventh national election on the basis of adult franchise on 30 December 2018. The election fever has gripped not only Bangladeshis living in Bangladesh but also all Non Resident Bangladeshis (NRB) and Persons Born Of Bangladesh Origin (PBO) living around the world. Participation of all politi...

Cooperatives movement should be expanded to agriculture sector: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Laying importance on strengthening cooperative movement across the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said cooperatives are a tested strategy to expedite economic development. “Cooperatives have a great and potential strength in our development efforts. However, the movement should be expanded to the agriculture sector to safeguard...

Vote for Awami League to keep the country on right development track: Sajeeb Wazed

  The Prime Minister’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) adviser, Sajeeb Wazed Joy, asked people to vote for the ruling party to keep the country on the right development track. Awami League will keep working hard to keep the momentum going, said Joy. He was addressing the closing ceremony of Joy Bangla Youth Award 20...

Sheikh Hasina’s leadership delivers on promises

Shah Ali Farhad:  In the last 10 years, Bangladesh has come a long way on the road of development because one politician has kept her biggest promises and pledges to the people. In 2008, the yet-to-be Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talked of ‘Vision 2021’ in her ‘Manifesto of Change’ (Din Badaler Ishtehar), an aspirat...

Help build the nation for future generations: HPM Sheikh Hasina to diploma engineers

Prime Mnister Sheikh Hasina has urged diploma engineers to be committed to working for future generations. She made the remark during the inaugural ceremony of the 22nd National Convention of the Institution of Diploma Engineers (IDEB). “You have to help to build the nation for future generations without thinking of your own benefit. I u...

NEC approves Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

 The National Economic Council (NEC) today approved the much anticipated Delta Plan 2100 in a bid to tap the huge potentials of Bangladesh as a Delta country through water resources management, ensuring food and water security and tackling disasters. The approval came from the NEC meeting today held at the NEC conference room in the city&r...

We are committed to people's welfare: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Awami League is led by commitment to people’s welfare, leaving the issue of voting for their consideration. “We’re committed to the peoples welfare . . . it is up to them for whom they will vote,” she told the simultaneous launching of rural eye care centres in 20 upazilas through video ...

ECNEC approves livelihood program worth Tk. 826 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the ‘Improvement of Livelihood of Marginal Communities Programme’ at an estimated cost of Taka 826.12 crore. The programme is aimed at providing housing to some 20,000 ultra-poor families in city corporations and municipal areas side by side with reducin...

Govt has a plan for a ring-road around Dhaka: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Unveiling her plans to develop the city’s commuting system, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government has a plan to construct an elevated ring-road around Dhaka. “The ring-road will completely be an elevated one to make ease movement of the commuters,” she said while inaugurating North U-loop of Hatirjeel Project at...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for educated manpower to continue country's development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put emphasis on building educated manpower to keep up the success of Bangladesh’s graduation to a developing country as well as establish a hunger- and poverty-free Bangladesh. “I think that building educated manpower is very much necessary to continue the achievement of Bangladesh’s elevation ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina directs DCs to go tough on extortion, terrorism, drug dealing

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to take stern actions against tender mongers, extortion, muscle power and terrorism. Inaugurating the three-day DC Conference, the prime minister said the deputy commissioners have to take tough actions for peace in industrial areas and make easy goods transportation and expo...

HPM Sheikh Hasina gives 23 directives to DCs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given 23-point directives to the deputy commissioners (DCs) while inaugurating the three-day DCs Conference- 2018 at the Prime Minister’s Office here. Following are the directives: 1. Keep a sharp vigil so that people do not become victims of harassment and deprivation in any way in receiving government s...

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