Int’l Recognitions Testify to World Community's Trust in Sheikh Hasina

Dr. Pranab Kumar Panday: Bangladeshi politics is characterised, in part, by the opposition for its own sake. To put it simply, any political party in Bangladesh's opposition believes the government is doing nothing but destroying the country. They are entirely unable to perceive the government's successes in a positive light. Constantly finding...

As BNP-Jamaat conspiracy exposed, UN condemns January 22 elections

The United Nations took a cautious stance after the nearly one-and-a-half crore fake voters and the BNP’s election conspiracy came to light. On January 22, 2007, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed to cancel all technical assistance for the BNP-Jamaat monopoly elections. They also closed the office in Dhaka to observe the election. The ...

Awami League always fought to establish democracy: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday (September 24, 2022) reiterated that election process only becomes transparent in the tenure of the Awami League (AL) government which was never been in the past. "AL never ever came to the power through rigging votes. Rather, AL always comes to the power through the votes of the people," she said. The ...

Stop war and sanctions, build peace: HPM Sheikh Hasina at the UN

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today gave utmost importance to dialogue to resolve crises and disputes, urging the world community to stop the arms race, war and sanctions for building a peaceful world. "My urge to the conscience of the world community- stop the arms race, war, and sanctions, ensure food and security of the children; build peace,...

HPM Sheikh Hasina invites US businesses to invest in Bangladesh's growing economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the US investors to make investments in various sectors that included renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile and pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh saying that Bangladesh is pleased to offer a special economic zone for them. “I would like to invite US investors to invest in renewable energy, s...

HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks global solidarity to overcome the impacts of the war in Ukraine

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for strong political commitment and global solidarity in finding ways to overcome the crises caused by the Ukraine war that has rattled the global economy and added fresh challenges to the Covid-19 recovery and SDG implementation process. "We do need to find ways and means to bring an amicabl...

HPM Sheikh Hasina proposes three points to strengthen UN's strive for achieving gender equality

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today laid emphasis on the integration of women in the decision-making process, saying that it is important to have them in the leadership team to reflect on the solutions and benefit from their experiences and perspective. "Women are disproportionately affected during crises. It is, therefore, important to integrat...

UN expresses no concern about Bangladesh over human rights

The United Nations has not expressed any concern about Bangladesh in terms of human rights or other issues, according to the latest report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who recently visited Bangladesh. Michelle in her report disclosed the names of countries and regions that have problems and concerns about human ri...

When will UN recognise Bangladesh genocide?

The genocide of 1971 is well documented in various forms. The first detailed report of the atrocities was published by a well-known Pakistani journalist Anthony Mascarenhas in the UK's The Sunday Times, on June 13, 1971. Mascarenhas, who was among a group of journalists from West Pakistan invited by the government to write in support of the mili...

'Genocide Watch' recognizes the Pakistan army's 1971 genocide in Bangladesh

Genocide Watch, a US-based organisation that campaigns against all forms of mass murder, has recognised as genocide the crimes committed by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh’s Liberation War in 1971. “Genocide Watch recognizes the crimes committed by the Military Forces of Pakistan against the Bengali population in Bangladesh i...

Bangladesh elected Chair of UN Peacebuilding Commission

Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has been unanimously elected the Chair of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC). The elections to the Chair and Vice-Chairs of PBC were held at the UN Headquarters, New York on Tuesday. Ambassador Fatima is the first woman to be elected the PBC C...

Bangladesh navigates COVID-19 relatively well: United Nations

Amid sound macroeconomic policies, Bangladesh has navigated the Covid-19 pandemic relatively well, says the United Nations (UN). The country's total economic output is projected to expand by 6 percent in 2022, according to the UN's World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022, which was launched recently. Bangladesh economic activities ride on ...

United Nations lauds Bangladesh’s massive successes as it celebrates Victory Day

‘Bangladesh has traversed a long and difficult path from new nationhood devastated by war and famine to its undeniable influence as a UN member’   The United Nations (UN) family in Bangladesh has appreciated Bangladesh’s growth saying the UN is committed to supporting the government in every step towards achiev...

UN will continue its support to Bangladesh on Rohingya issue: Mia Seppo

UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh Mia Seppo on Tuesday said the United Nations (UN) will continue its support to Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue. She made the remark while making a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganabhaban. Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters afte...

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 ...

UN Secretary General praises Bangladesh’s development, Sheikh Hasina’s leadership

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres has highly appreciated the development miracle of Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He lauded the Bangladesh Premier and her apt leadership to advance the country with overall development as he had bilateral talks with Sheikh H...

Bangladesh perfect example of innovation-driven development: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed has highlighted how Bangladesh harnessed the power of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to achieve its transformative socio-economic development during the last decade at the UN. Highlighting the success of the "Digital Bangladesh" vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he said Bangladesh ...

UN to raise 1971 Genocide issue in international forum

The United Nations (UN) will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh in 1971 in the international forum, visiting UN Under Secretary-General and Special Advisor on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng said on Sunday. “Though some countries may oppose, we will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh during the liberat...

UN recognizes Bangladesh as a 'Developing Country'

The United Nations has recognized Bangladesh as a developing country in the month of independence and on the day of Bangabandhu's birthday. Roland Mollerus, Chief of the United Nations CPD Secretariat, handed over the letter to the Bangladeshi envoy in New York. World Bank recognized Bangladesh as a low-middle income country in July 2015 and n...