Bangladesh Rising: Five Years Of Economic Success


It is now widely accepted that Bangladesh has made significant strides in social progress and human development indicators. However, Bangladesh has also been a success story in economic terms.

Bangladesh Economy: Growth & Resilience During The Global Recession


Bangladesh is in the process of transition from a predominantly agro-based economy to a modern time-befitting one. There has been a considerable change in global flows of trade and finance including a surge in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Several underlying factors have contributed to increasing the economic progress in Bangladesh.

Japan-Bangla Partnership to Reach New Heights with Shinzo Abe’s Visit


The Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe came to Bangladesh on an official tour from September 6 to 7 at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. During the historical visit the two Prime Ministers had a summit level meeting where the two leaders reiterated their resolve to widen bilateral relationship under the framework of "Comprehensive Partnership"and had in-depth discussions on wide-ranging bilateral, regional, international and multilateral issues of mutual interest.

Millennium Development Goals: Achievement En Route


Bangladesh has made extraordinary progress in achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals. For the last 5 years, Bangladesh Awami League-led government has put relentless efforts to attain the said targets. Recently Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been conferred a memento by UNESCO for her contribution in girls and women’s education.