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HPM Sheikh Hasina seeks more Canadian investment for rapid economic development

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought more Canadian investment for mutual benefits of the two countries."We need more investment for rapid economic development and we're setting up 100 special economic zones in the country with various facilities to attract more investment and generate employment," she said.In this connection, the prime minist...

HPM Sheikh Hasina slams Khaleda Zia over Padma Bridge remarks

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has compared the comments of Khaleda Zia about the Padma Bridge with the raving of a mad. "The honourable speaker, I think it's good to accept it as the delirium of a mad," she said replying to a supplementary raised by Awami League lawmaker Begum Fazilatunnesa Bappi in her question answer session. BNP Chairperson ...

People to resist BNP again if it tries to foil polls: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said the people will resist the BNP-Jamaat like the previous time if they try to foil the election this time. "The BNP-Jamaat made allout efforts and unleashed terrorist acts to resist the 2014 elections. But their movement didn't get public support, rather they (people) put up resistance...

Burning people to death is not politics: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Issuing a strong warning against destructive politics like killing, fire terrorism and vandalism, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said those who will be involved in such destructive acts will be contained with iron hands. "Burning people to death and unleashing terrorism and vandalism cannot be a political programme ... we'll never tolerate such h...

ECNEC approves 13 projects with Tk 12,415.79 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 13 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 12,415.79 crore including one project to ensure infrastructural development of some 3,250 private secondary schools across the country with Taka 5,237.38 crore. The approval was given at the 14th ECNEC meeting of...