The long-cherished Padma Bridge will open to traffic on June 25

The long-awaited 6.15km Padma Bridge is all set to open for public use at 10am on 25 June. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader made the announcement following a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday noon. He told journalists that the mega project will be named after River Padma as per the instruction of the premie...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for designing reliable sustainable development plans

Different parts of Bangladesh have different geographical characteristics, which should be taken into consideration in designing development plans, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “You need to understand Bangladesh and work accordingly,” she said in the first meeting of the Delta Governance Council, formed to implement the Bangla...

HPM Sheikh Hasina places four proposals before GRCG to tackle global crises risen from Russia-Ukraine war

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for strengthening global solidarity and adopting a well-coordinated response against the food, energy and financial crises resulting from the Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19 pandemic, placing four proposals to tackle the situation. "The war in Ukraine comes at a time when the world is still struggling to ...

Sheikh Hasina's homecoming and resurrection of democracy

Sheikh Wali Asif: Bangladesh's political discourse, 17 May 1981, is popularly known as "Hasina's homecoming day". The homecoming of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was not only the individual return of Bangabandhu's daughter but also the return of democracy and the spirit of the liberation that had been halted after the brutal killing of the fathe...

Returned home to bring smile on people's faces: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated that she returned home with only a goal to bring smiles on the faces of the country's people. "I returned home to bring smiles on the people's faces, because, it was my father's (Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) dream," she said. The premier made this remark while speaking at...

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...

Only HPM Sheikh Hasina indispensable for Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has proved that only she is indispensable for Bangladesh, says the ruling party’s youth wing Bangladesh Jubo League Chairman Sheikh Fazle Shams Parash. “During the 1/11 of 2007 (the military-backed caretaker regime), a government official asked me, why is Sheikh Hasina essential for Bangladesh Awami Leag...

17 May, 1981: Homecoming of Sheikh Hasina, the Daughter of Democracy

  17 May, 1981… Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Bangabandhu, the Father of the Nation was returning to her beloved homeland. The sky was overcast since the morning. Within the minutes of the aircraft touching the land wet with her father’s blood, there was a heavy downpour, as if the nature too was with her, the daughter of the soil, sharing he...

New generation is very much aware of the country's true history: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said repeated attempts were made to remove the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from history and thus the nation was deprived of knowing the real history since 1975. “But, it is not possible now as the new generation is very much aware of the country's true history," she sai...

Bangladesh has the most liberal investment policy in South Asia: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the US to think of Bangladesh as a potential partner for enhanced trade and investment, saying she expects to double the trade volume between the two countries. The prime minister made the statement in a meeting with the first executive business delegation of the US-Bangladesh Business Council in Dhaka on ...

Awami League government increased minimum wage more than 200%: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the owners and workers of the industries to always keep in their mind the spirit of the immortal May Day and work together for country's industrialisation. "It's the foremost duty of the workers to work honestly and sincerely to keep their industries operative and it's the duty of the owners to look into...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for inventing climate tolerate crops to achieve global food security

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today suggested the invention of climate tolerance species of crops, food preservation, reduction in post-harvest loss, nutrition security and adaptation of modern technology by agriculture scientists. She made the suggestion when a Canadian delegation called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban on Sunday. T...

It’s Awami League who Upholds the Democratic System in Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League never used the backdoor for grabbing power, rather it always assumes state power through elections.  "Awami League (AL) always assumes power through elections. It never grabbed power using the backdoor as AL is not an organisation that was created from the pocket of any military dict...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for further improving connectivity with India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (April 28, 2022) emphasized the importance of improving connectivity between Bangladesh and India for mutual benefit, saying that steps have been initiated to reopen various cross-border roads between the two nations that were closed in 1965. "We need to improve our connectivity. India's North Eastern province...

The way Sheikh Hasina prepares the country for the better life of future generations

Marking the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has written an in-depth article in an international journal. In the article titled 'Striving to Realize the Ideals of My Father', she mentioned the steps of transformation of today's modern Bangladesh. How war-torn Bangladesh, full of extremism,...

I like most the smile of the people after they get a home: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her pledge that none would remain homeless and landless in the country, saying she considered power as a way to serve the people. “None will remain homeless, landless and without address in Bangladesh. We are working to implement that target,” she said. She on Tuesday (April 26) said this...

32,904 more families get homes as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Eid Gift

Dream of owning a home of 32,904 more homeless and landless families has come into reality as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today handed over houses to them at government expenses, raising the total beneficiaries' number to 150,233 under Ashrayan-2 Project. The premier virtually distributed the deeds and keys of the newly constructed tin-shed se...

Bangladesh's democracy suffered when military rulers captured power: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has been striving for further flourishing the country's democratic environment. "The government has been working on strengthening further the country's democratic environment and institutions concerned," she said when visiting Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt paid a courtesy call on t...

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...

Govt working to further strengthen Bangladesh's democratic environment: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has been striving for further flourishing the country's democratic environment. "The government has been working on strengthening further the country's democratic environment and institutions concerned," she said when visiting Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt paid a courtesy cal...