Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said activities have been underway for increasing power generation capacity to 24,000 MW by 2021, adding, “34 power plants having 11,363 MW capacity are under construction and these plants would come into operation from 2017 to 2021.”


Mentioning that Bangladesh is solidly anchored at its principled position on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday urged the developing countries to forge greater cooperation to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise.


Bangladesh and Austria has agreed to boost cooperation in the fields of economy, climate change and combating terrorism as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral talks with Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern at Federal Chancellery at Vienna on Tuesday.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the expatriate Bangladeshis living in Europe to expose the cruel face of BNP and Jamaat beyond the country.



Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called for a concerted global initiative to block supply lines of weapons and money to terrorists to ensure the effectiveness of anti-militancy campaign.


US President Donald Trump has expressed hope to visit Bangladesh as he exchanged greetings with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday.


Prime Minister and President of Bangladesh Awami League Sheikh Hasina has urged the party leaders and workers to strengthen the organization at the grassroots and vowed that the AL will not stop its struggle until changing destiny of the downtrodden.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced halving the interest rate for fresh agricultural loan for flood affected haor farmers.