Independent polls show that the Awami League is more popular than the BNP, validate Bangladesh Election Commission voter turnout figures.
Post election polls run by Democracy International show that the Awami League would have emerged victorious even if BNP had taken part in the recently concluded national elections. 43% of respondents said they would have voted for the AL while 35% said they would have voted for the BNP. 41% of voters in urban areas voiced their support for the ruling party while 30% said they would have voted for the BNP. The figures were 43% and 37% respectively in rural areas.
Dhaka, February 2, 2014
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the Iranian entrepreneurs to invest in joint venture in Bangladesh in infrastructures and exploration of oil, gas and petro-chemicals.
Dhaka, February 1, 2014
"There will be no space for the evil force in Bangladesh which will be a pacifist nation in South Asia," Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this while inaugurating month-long Amar Ekushey Granthamela on the premises of Bangla Academy here this afternoon.
Dhaka, January 27, 2014
The cabinet today approved a proposal for ratification of the Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 and the Seafarers Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 to ensure welfare of Bangladeshi seafarers by increasing their facilities.
Dhaka, January 26, 2014
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has launched the biggest-ever nationwide immunisation campaign.
She formally inaugurated it at her official residence Ganabhaban around 9am on Sunday.