Renewing her vow to further strengthen the foundation of democracy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Awami League wants that the next general election be held in a free and impartial manner.

 

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has sought the utmost cooperation of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for creating of a safe zone in line with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's proposal for a quick and permanent solution to Rohingya crisis.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government gave a befitting reply to insults heaped upon Bangladesh over so- called "corruption" by constructing the giant Padma Bridge with own funding.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out possibility of any political understanding with BNP, saying that nobody should come up with such a proposal.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought expeditious UN and global interventions to protect all civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine State irrespective of religion and ethnicity and take effective steps for a permanent solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the private sector needs to be taken on board to address the financing gaps in implementing the SDGs as mobilisation of financial resources for the purpose appeared as a major challenge for governments.

 

Comparing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Malaysia’s former leader Mahathir Mohamed, her ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said the premier was leading from the front.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the International Organisation on Migration, or IOM, to pressure Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees.

 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today met the top brasses of the leading American conglomerates urging them to be partner of the economic prosperity of Bangladesh.

 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the developed country leaders to bring their historical responsibilities and the issue of climate justice to the forefront of a robust and effective legally binding agreement to address the issues of climate change.

 

 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said women should be supported with education, training, right tools and access to equal opportunities for their empowerment for a successful realization of the sustainable development for all.

 

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who are now in New York to attend UN General Assembly, have discussed the Myanmar crisis and sufferings of thousand of Myanmar Rohingya Muslims.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the protection of human and labour rights as the working conditions and the labour market is going through fundamental changes globally, creating new challenges and opportunities.

 

Referring to Bangladesh's experience worst form of sexual violence during its War of Liberation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said, "We believe all victims of sexual exploitation and abuse deserve justice and also opportunities for rehabilitation".

 

Accusing again the BNP of committing unbridled corruption and siphoning off money abroad during its rule, Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina today warned that proper action must be taken against those who plundered public property.

 

Bangladesh has called on Myanmar to end violence against Rohingyas as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits refugee camps in the southeastern part of the country.

 

Bangladesh will take the Rohingya issue up with the United Nations General Assembly with a renewed call on Myanmar to take back the refugees, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said.

 

Expressing her government resolve to raise the Rohingya issue in the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, as the creator Myanmar should resolve the crisis.

 

Reiterating her call to the people to be economical in using electricity, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government is going to introduce pre-paid meters across the country to check misuse of power and pilferage of its bill.

 

Prime Minister Sehikh Hasina has inaugurated the country's second international internet gateway (IIG) through submarine cable line paving the way of getting uninterrupted broadband internet services with cheaper price and better quality.

 

Asserting that next general election must be held in a free, fair and impartial manner in the country and on time, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said none will be allowed to play ducks and drakes with the voting rights of the people.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said all manufacturing and exporting industries would be brought under the central fund of the Ministry of the Labour and Employment created to provide financial support to the families of the workers who die or receive grave injuries in their working places.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her government's commitment to continue support for the flood victims, saying that nobody will suffer for food.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said "We have taken the steps so that no land would fell uncultivated." She said that "not a single person would go hungry… we would ensure food security of every people."

 

Japan has assured that the country would continue its assistance for Bangladesh's development.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come down hard on Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for his observations in the 16th constitutional amendment verdict and his responses to criticism that followed.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina assured the flood-hit people of the country of providing food assistance to them for three months until harvesting of the next crops and said that all the affected people would get relief goods.

 

It came as quite a shock to Radwan Mujib Siddiq, when he was told by his family that there was a law in the country protecting the killers of his grandfather Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said Ziaur Rahman's role in blocking a British investigation into the assassination of Bangabandhu proves that he connived in the 1975 killings.

 

The nation today once again remembered the supreme sacrifice of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with observing the National Mourning Day and paying glorious tribute to him on his 42nd anniversary of martyrdom.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman by placing a wreath at his mazar here this morning on the occasion of his 42nd martyrdom anniversary and the National Mourning Day.

 

Taking a swipe at those who deny Bangabandhu's contributions to the Liberation War, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said there are some people in the country who always try to present distorted history before the nation.

 

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved a Tk 5,616.50 crore project to free the port city of Chittagong from vexing water logging.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the assailants had brutally killed Bangamata on the fateful night of August 15, 1975 sensing her role in shaping the decisions of Bangabandhu.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has welcomed European Union (EU) willingness to send an election observation team during the next elections in Bangladesh as outgoing EU ambassador Pierre Mayaudon called on her at the PMO.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asked authorities concerned to take steps to conserve the capital's archaeological sites in required cases with appropriate renovation at a meeting with officials having stake on the issue.

 

Accusing again Ziaur Rahman of his involvement in the killing of Bangabandhu, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the August 15 massacre was aimed to kill independence and the ideology with which Bangladesh was born.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said all old canals in Dhaka would be re-excavated for preserving surface water and water management apart from excavating new one.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called for a massive restructuring of the country's education system integrating the knowledge-based and practical learning to further advance the overall development of the country.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the incumbent government's continuity of tenure ensured a steady development campaign directly benefitting people and earned Bangladesh a dignified status in international arena.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has urged the youths to vote for the Awami League and motivate others to vote in the next general election for the continuation of 'ongoing development'.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given 23- point directives to the deputy commissioners (DCs) while inaugurating the three-day DCs Conference-2017 at the Prime Minister's Office here.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the filmmakers to produce quality films by upholding the country's history, culture and tradition and assured that her government will do whatever is necessary for it.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged civil servants to work with innovative ideas in resolving problems of their respective areas and implementing development programmes keeping in mind local perspectives.

 

Describing the results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations as overall good, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has given highest attention to enhancing the quality of education so that future generations could move keeping pace with the time.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the hajj pilgrims to seek mercy of Almighty Allah while offering their prayers in the holy mosques for allowing the Muslims as well as people of other faiths in the country to live peacefully to continue the nation's progress.

 

Pointing to huge potentials of country's fishery resources, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged everybody related to fish culture, processing and export to shun fraudulent practices in this sector with an ill motive of profit maximization.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid importance on giving agricultural education to students in the field to allow them know about the cultivation system and sources of foods and fruits they take round the year.

 

Dhaka and Colombo today signed one agreement and 13 memorandums of understanding (MoU) to boost up cooperation between the two countries in the areas of economy, agriculture, shipping, higher education, information and technology and media.

 

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh Awami League has now been turned into a "symbol of confidence and support" of 16 crore people as the party is taking the country to the path of prosperity.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has laid importance on strengthening economic cooperation with Madrid as Bangladesh values the relation with Spain.

 

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved a project for construction of elevated expressway from Lalkhan Bazar to Shah Amanat Airport in the port city Chittagong at a cost of Taka 3,250.84 crore.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given financial assistance of Taka 35 lakh to the families of a slain Bangladesh Student’s League (BSL) leader and two late Awami League leaders.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon all concerned to ensure the optimum utilization of service infrastructures at grassroots in the case of reproductive healthcare, family planning, maternal and child healthcare services.

 

Seeking another term to complete the work of the mega projects, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her firm resolve to celebrate the golden jubilee of the country's independence during the tenure of the next Awami League government.

 

Putting emphasis on continuation of the healthy democratic trend in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh will advance further if Awami League stays in state power.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said every political party intends to go to power should have an effective economic policy to take forward the nation and country's bureaucracy must act with all sincerity to achieve the goal.

 

Militants and their propaganda will have no place in Bangladesh, thanks to a combined effort by security forces and ordinary people, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

 

Visiting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano has assured all out support and cooperation to Bangladesh in the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her government has all preparations to tackle the flood situation.

 

Bangladesh is on the right track to operate Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant following guidelines from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said its Director General (DG) Yukiya Amano after visiting the plant site on Monday.

 

The cabinet has approved a proposal for constitution of the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company (BCSC) Limited to smoothly operate the country's first-ever Bangabandhu Satellite-1.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked top bureaucrats of her government to fix strategies for faster implementation of development budget from the beginning of the new fiscal.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given 17 directives at the secretary meeting held at Bangladesh Secretariat here. Following are the directives of the Prime Minister:

 

The country's education sector witnessed significant development in some major areas driven by a modern and time-befitting education policy that the government started implementation in 2009.

 

Bangladesh's per capita income would be around US$ 12,000 by 2041 when the size of the economy would be 2.5 trillion dollars.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought Moroccan investment in Bangladesh's economic zones for mutual benefits of the two countries.

 

The Cabinet has approved the draft of "The National Online Mass Media Policy, 2017" that suggested constitution of a National Broadcast Commission to facilitate operations of online mass media in an organized manner.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has invited the leaders of Swedish business and industry to partner with Bangladesh in investment and trade for a shared prosperity and bringing a change in the lives of millions in both countries.

 

Top Swedish firms have offered to work for the development of Bangladesh's power and readymade garment sectors.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia to return to healthy politics and contest the next elections by discarding the politics of killing, plundering and corruption.

 

Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf has expressed his country's interest to work with Bangladesh in its development efforts as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had an audience with the King.

 

Bangladesh and Sweden have pledged to work together to combat terrorism and identified new areas of cooperation like energy security, technological innovation, trade and development of smart cities between the two countries.

 

Dhaka and Stockholm has agreed to work together for transition of the relation to a broader level in the areas of economic cooperation and encourage more bilateral Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

 

According to a news published in the Voice of America (https://goo.gl/sbqAkN), Bangladesh has begun training thousands of school girls to protect them from being blackmailed or harassed online.

 

Over the years, Bangladesh has achieved laudable successes in the use of clean and renewable energy sources.

 

A new report shows that Bangladesh is a world leader in the use of solar panels, "clean stoves" and biogas plants.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said people have no confidence in BNP as it's an organization of plunderers. The party captured the power through killing, coup and conspiracy and did nothing for changing the lots of the people.

 

The 9th anniversary of release of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina from prison is being observed today.

 

A majority of Bangladeshis are satisfied with the situation in their lives and are optimistic about the country’s progress, according to a recent opinion poll commissioned by The Independent and carried out by Research Development Centre (RDC) in the first quarter of 2017.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said as part of modernization of the Bangladesh Railway (BR), process is underway for bringing 700 passenger coaches and 100 meter gauge locomotives in the BR fleet.

 

The government of Bangladesh has decided to provide a cash assistance of US $ 500,000 to support the victims of recent flood and landslides in Sri Lanka which killed more than 100 people and caused severe damage to livelihood and properties of thousand others.

 

The Cabinet has approved in principle the draft of "The Law and Order Disruption (Speedy Trial) (Amendment) Act, 2017" raising the punishment of jail terms by two years for committing crimes disrupting the law and order.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the foundation of her Awami League is deeply rooted in soil of the land, binning BNP chief Begum Khaleda Zia's remarks that the ruling party lost grounds under its feet.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon the people to maintain natural balance and said her government is taking projects by giving special attention to the Sundarbans so that the world's largest mangrove forest is not affected in any way.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demonstrated her extraordinary love and affection to the orphans as she fed them with her own hand.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said activities have been underway for increasing power generation capacity to 24,000 MW by 2021, adding, “34 power plants having 11,363 MW capacity are under construction and these plants would come into operation from 2017 to 2021.”

 

Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise.

 

Bangladesh and Austria has agreed to boost cooperation in the fields of economy, climate change and combating terrorism as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral talks with Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern at Federal Chancellery at Vienna on Tuesday.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the expatriate Bangladeshis living in Europe to expose the cruel face of BNP and Jamaat beyond the country.

 

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for a concerted global initiative to block supply lines of weapons and money to terrorists to ensure the effectiveness of anti-militancy campaign.

 

US President Donald Trump has expressed hope to visit Bangladesh as he exchanged greetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday.

 

Prime Minister and President of Bangladesh Awami League Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to strengthen the organization at the grassroots and vowed that the AL will not stop its struggle until changing destiny of the downtrodden.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced halving the interest rate for fresh agricultural loan for flood affected haor farmers.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is facing multifarious complexities during implementing new development plans as everything concerned to Dhaka's development was done without proper plan in the past.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated her firm determination to take Bangladesh to its desired goal, saying that she doesn't care any conspiracies to this end.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has been working with an aim to give opportunity for every people irrespective of their creed, colour and caste and none would remain neglected because of topographic feature of any area.

 

Tomorrow is the 37th homecoming day of Awami League President and now Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

 

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) cleared "Tottho Apa: Empowerment of women through ICT to build Digital Bangladesh" project (2nd phase) involving a cost of Tk 544.91crore.

 

The government has undertaken various measures to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply across the country during the upcoming Ramadan.

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