From Father to Daughter: The Story of Bangladesh's Surprising Rise in South Asia

The infrastructural and economic development of Bangladesh in the last era is a surprise to the whole world today. The UN resolution states: If this trend of development in Bangladesh continues, it will soon be enlisted as a developed country from a developing one. This change in Bangladesh compared to the South Asian countries is an unprecedent...

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...

Bangladesh-Denmark enters new chapter of cooperation marking 50yrs of diplomatic relations

A new chapter of cooperation on multilateral sectors of mutual benefits that included energy and technology between Bangladesh and Denmark has started marking the 50 years of diplomatic relations between the countries. The observation came when visiting Crown Princess of Denmark Mary Elizabeth Donaldson and Danish Minister for Development and C...

8th Five Year Plan: En Route to a Prosperous Bangladesh

8th Five Year Plan: En Route to a Prosperous Bangladesh

None can stop Bangladesh's advancement: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday expressed her firm conviction that none can stop the indomitable pace of the country's advancement as it has become a "role model" of development before the world. "Bangladesh is an independent country. None can ever stop the indomitable pace of Bangladesh's advancement. It is much needed to march Banglade...

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

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

Bangladesh on Road to Achieving Zero Hunger by 2030

Hiren Pandit: According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the average per capita income of the people of Bangladesh stood at $2554 at the end of the outgoing fiscal year (2020-2021). The per capita income has increased by $327 in the past four months of the current financial year. Most of the world’s economies have seen negati...

Bangladesh signs three agreements with France

Bangladesh and France signed three agreements on financial assistance and technical cooperation on the second day of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's five-day state visit to this friendly European country yesterday (Wednesday). As per two agreements, France will provide 330 million Euro to Bangladesh to support its development projects. Of the 3...

Father-Daughter Chemistry in Bangladesh's Development

Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangabandhu was characteristically a strong leader. From a very young age, he was a follower of truth and determined to fight lies. When he was in school at a young age, he once confronted the district education officer and argued about the students' interests. We witnessed his protesting character at different times in his...

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...

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....

Mujib Barsha Webinar lauds Bangabandhu’s leadership strengths, Sheikh Hasina’s development focus

Speakers and guests have lauded the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s leadership strengths and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s politics of development at a webinar titled, ‘Liberation of Bangladesh and the Dream of Sonar Bangla’. The webinar was organised by the Bangladesh Embassy in Amman, Jordan as...

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’...

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...