Bangladesh Army playing pivotal role in disaster management and development: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today recognizes Bangladesh Army's role in tackling natural and man-made disasters and the country's socio-economic, infrastructure and communication development alongside guarding the country's sovereignty. The prime minister was addressing, as chief guest, a ceremony of handing over new flags to Mujib Artille...

HPM Sheikh Hasina for diversification of export items

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday asked entrepreneurs to identify new market demands and trends across the world to diversify the country’s export items. "We have to find out through market research what new items we can produce to give a big boost to our exports…we need to focus on that,” she said. The prime minister ...

Bangladesh will grow despite conspiracies: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said vested quarters are out there to stage various types of incidents in the country to tarnish its image before the world. "Bangladesh will march forward, no one will ever be able to pull Bangladesh back. Some incidents are happening … vested quarters unleashing these deliberately to tarnish the c...

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 ...

Take immediate action against the criminals involved in temple attack: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to take immediate action against the perpetrators involved in the recent vandalism at Puja Mandaps and arson attack on the houses of the Hindu community. "She (Prime Minister) has again given clear instruction to the Home Minister to take stern actions against those who are behin...

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...

Sheikh Hasina Materialising Bangabandhu’s Dream

Hiren Pandit: Bangladesh is celebrating the golden jubilee of her independence. The War of Liberation of 1971 is a glorious chapter in the thousand-year history of the Bengali nation. Our freedom was attained through the nine months of the war in 1971 and with the sacrifice of the fresh blood of 3 million martyrs and the disgrace of two lakh wo...

Those who created unrest in Cumilla will be brought to justice: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the people involved in vandalising Hindu temples must face exemplary punishment, calling upon all to work in unison and remain vigilant to stop recurrence of such heinous acts. "We have already taken proper measures (against ransacking of Hindu temples). Those who carry out such incidents will definitely ...

Govt inetrested set up one more nuclear power plant in southern region: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has been mulling setting up of another nuclear power plant in the southern region to meet the increased demand for electricity which was a prerequisite to ensure country's overall development. "We are going to install another (nuclear) power plant after completion of the existing one. We will con...

'Mother of Humanity' and a Braveheart: Sheikh Hasina turns 75

Sheikh Hasina, the longest serving Prime Minister of Bangladesh, recently earned appreciation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for her relentless works in developing the fortunes of the south Asian nation that gained its freedom from Pakistan in 1971. A symbol of women empowerment in the highest level of governance in South Asia, Hasina ...

Bangabandhu for Independence and Sheikh Hasina for Economic Emancipation

Hiren Pandit: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the greatest son of the soil and greatest Bengali for thousands of years, the great hero of history and the father of the nation, has made the dream of Bengal a reality and gave the people an independent state. In the historic speech of March 7, 1971, Bangabandhu instructed the people of Banglade...

Stand beside people and ensure justice: HPM Sheikh Hasina to new admin cadres

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the new administration cadre officers to work for ensuring justice for all as she addressed certificate-giving and closing ceremony of the 119th and 120th Law and Administration Training Courses. "Stand beside the people and ensure justice for them utilizing the knowledge acquired from the training," she...

SDGs Progress Award: Bangladesh in New Altitude

Hiren Pandit: The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. The honorable Prime Minister accepted th...

Sheikh Hasina: The making of a leader

Syed Badrul Ahsan: Sheikh Hasina's emergence on Bangladesh's political landscape in May 1981 was, in simple terms, a campaign for a restoration of dignity for the Bengali nation. The subsequent efforts she expended in her crusade to revive the values lost through the mayhem and murder of August-November 1975 are today part of history. It would...

Sheikh Hasina: A ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the Sustainable Development Landscape

Dr Atiur Rahman: HPM Sheikh Hasina is lucky to have inherited the magnificent legacy of leadership from her father who is also our Father of the Nation. According to Rabindranath Tagore, it is not the lack of money but that of confidence which constitutes the biggest problem for a society. Fortunately, Bangladesh was blessed with a leader of g...

First Bangladeshi animated feature film 'Mujib Amar Pita' to be premiered on 28th September

Mujib Amar Pita' (Mujib - My Father), an animated film based on the book by the same name authored by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is set to be released on her birthday September 28. State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak announced it at a press conference on Sunday at Bashundhara Cineplex. 'Mujib Amar Pita', the first 2D animated...

Bangla in UNGA: Continuation of legacy from father to daughter

September 25 is a glorious day in the history of the Bengali nation and the Bangla language as Bangabandhu addressed the UN General Assembly in Bangla for the first time on the day in 1974. Terming the day significant, prime minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Saturday shared a video of Bangabandhu’s UNGA speech, the ...

Sheikh Hasina: The Pioneer of Progress

The greatest Bengali, who led the nation for freedom from the thousand-years-chain of subordination, was none but Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He finally declared independence on March 26 in 1971, following the two-long decades of struggles for freedom. The Bengali nation leapt into the war at the risk of their lives. The whole 55,000 squa...

Birth of Sheikh Hasina: a gift for the nation

Sharif Shahab Uddin: Born in an illustrious family enriched with cultural background, Sheikh Hasina illuminated the house of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Fazilatunnessa Mujib on the 28th September, 1947. She is the eldest of the five children of the Sheikh Family in Bangladesh. Emerged as the saviour of the Bengali nation which had been thrown into...

World must work together to tackle emergencies: HPM Sheikh Hasina at 76th UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the international community to act together on global common issues and create space for new partnerships and solutions in order to tackle emergencies. In her address to the 76th UN General Assembly in New York on Friday, Hasina said the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore the inadequacy of the g...