The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) has unanimously adopted a resolution to observe March 25 as the "Gonohotya Dibos" (Day of Genocide) marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971.

 

It was an international conspiracy to gain control over Bangladesh's natural gas that led to the Awami League's defeat in the 2001 national polls, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the Board of Investment, abolished during the present government, and the newly constituted Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) have issued registrations to 1,376 cent percent foreign and joint venture industrial units from January 2009 to October 2016.

 

Hundreds of people from all walks of life paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to mark the 46th anniversary of his epoch-making speech of independence on historic March 7 in 1971.

 

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has agreed to move ahead with the process speedily for signing Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to boost bilateral trade.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested the Indonesian government to play a role in sending back the Myanmar refugees from Bangladesh.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to make friendlier visa regime for Bangladeshi nationals, especially for business visas.

 

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) leaders to dedicate themselves to strengthening maritime cooperation for a peaceful and prosperous Indian Ocean, exploring seas for common benefit of the region having coastlines with the world's third largest ocean.

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