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Gender parity in Bangladesh has improved across all sectors: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday underscored the empowerment of women saying that they are the most vulnerable section of society and suffer most during any conflict and disaster. "It is beyond question that women are the most vulnerable section of society, especially in third-world countries. They suffer from various forms of violence, m...

Bangladesh to become $1 trillion economy by 2040: BCG

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has said that Bangladesh is on course to become a $1 trillion economy by 2040, driven by consumer optimism, innovation in emerging economic sectors and a young engaged workforce. With average annual growth of 6.4% between 2016 and 2021, the South Asian nation has outpaced peers such as India, Indonesia, Vietnam...

I believe, one day there will be no poverty in Bangladesh: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that no one will be able to halt Bangladesh’s march towards development, adding that those who can’t see the country’s progress need to get their eyes tested. The prime minister made the statement during an event celebrating the completion of the southern tube of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...

No problem with movement, but don’t go for violence: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina today hinted that no dialogue would be held prior to the next general election, saying any party can take part in the polls, if it wants. "Bangladesh has multi-party democracy and an independent Election Commission. If any party wants to participate in the (next general) election, they...

Bangladesh, EU willing to sign “partnership cooperation” agreement to elevate ties

Bangladesh and the European Union (EU) on Thursday expressed willingness to sign a "partnership cooperation” agreement to elevate” the relations to next level. However, it is still at an initial stage as it requires extensive discussions and negotiations. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam together with Deputy Secr...