Dhaka, November 17, 2013
"The next elections would be free, fair and credible and I hope that the opposition would participate in the polls and the people would freely exercise their voting rights," The Prime minister expressed this hope when visiting US assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal called on her at her official Ganobhaban residence here this afternoon.
Dhaka, November 16, 2013
"Being revengeful, they are killing people by pouring petrol as they are not getting response to their movement from the people," The opposition leader is not happy only these heinous acts, she is also provoking Jamaat-Shibir to unleash more terrorist acts. How a Muslim can kill another Muslim by burning? Have they not any kindness?” The Prime Minister said this while addressing a meeting of leaders of Ahle Sunnat Al Jamaat at her official Ganobhaban residence here tonight.
Dhaka, November 15, 2013
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina returned home tonight from Colombo after wrapping up her two-day official visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)-2013.
The three-day CHOGM began at the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in the Sri Lankan capital this morning.
A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 11.45 pm tonight.
Ministers, advisers to the Prime Minister, parliament members, the chiefs of three services and high civil and military officials were present at the airport to receive Sheikh Hasina.
The Prime Minister attended the opening ceremony and official photo session of the CHOGM and addressed its executive sessions.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Sheikh Hasina held bilateral meetings with Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapaksa and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.
Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni, Ambassador-At-large M Ziauddin, PM's Principal Secretary Shaikh Md Wahid-Uz-Zaman, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque and Press Secretary Abul Kalam Azad, among others, accompanied Sheikh Hasina during her visit.
Colombo, November 15, 2013
"Developing and vulnerable economies are becoming more marginalized due to increasing inequality of growth, impediments in the mobility of finance, goods and services," "So, these impediments should be ratified with genuineness to ensure justice and fair treatment with genuine global partnership based on justice and equal voice for real progress of the developing countries," PM Sheikh Hasina told the Executive Session of the CHOGM, 2013.
Dhaka, November 14, 2013
Submitting resignation letter to the Prime Minister does not be considered as the resignation. There is a role of the President in this regard," "The ministers will remain in their posts until their resignation is accepted by the President,"
BAGERHAAT, Nov 13, 2013
"People didn't respond to their hartal. So, BNP has made common people hostage and is killing them by carrying out secret attacks, burning them alive and setting fire to public transports," she said. "BNP through its barbaric attitude has proved that they are no more humans," the Prime Minister said while addressing a huge public meeting at Khan Jahan AliDegree College Ground here today.
"Begum Zia has become stubborn that she will in no way participate in the upcoming polls as there is no scope for capturing power and vote rigging," Prime minister Sheikh Hasina said this while she was addressing a mammoth rally in kotalipara today. Mentioning that Awami League does not believe in vote rigging, she said vote belongs to people and "we have established democracy and ensured that public representatives would be elected through ballot."