Building Bangladesh’s Future: Infrastructure and Mega Projects in 2016

 

After assuming power in 2014 for the second straight term, the present Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina earmarked on a host of mega infrastructural projects to transform the future of the country and to change the course of national progress for good. To this end, a good number of projects have been put under the Fast-Track scheme, which have been envisaged, introduced and supervised by Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself, resulting in full swing progress being accomplished in a space of three years.

The Necessity of the 5 January Elections

 

The 10th Parliamentary Elections in Bangladesh were held on 5 January, 2014, which saw Awami League return to power sailing on their message of national development and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina becoming the country’s head of government for altogether the third term.

Highlights of the 20th National Conference

 

On 22nd and 23rd October 2016 the 20th Triennial National Conference of Bangladesh Awami League was held at Dhaka's historic Suhrawardy Udyan and the Institute of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB) respectively. Over 6,700 councilors converged at the venues to exercise their voting rights to elect the leadership of their party. Also in attendance were around 50,000 supporters and activists of the party from all corners of the country who came to show their solidarity with Bangladesh's oldest and largest political party. More than 50 guests from different foreign political parties, dignitaries, diplomats, leaders of different political parties, representatives from international organizations, leaders of professional bodies, writers, litterateurs, poets, artists and academic were also present.

Xi’s Visit Further Elevates Bangladesh-China Partnership

 

On 14 October, 2016, the President of China H.E Xi Jinping came to Dhaka, Bangladesh on a two-day official visit, the first ever by any Chinese President for almost three decades.

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