Describing the people as the "main strength" of the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the members of police force to earn the trust of the people and raise their engagement in combating terrorism and militancy.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for strengthening the programmes of community policing to build a safe and peaceful society and said the police have to be associated with democratic values and more friendly towards people.


A total of 132 policemen, including the two police officers who were gunned down during the Gulshan café’ attack of militants on July 1 last year, were awarded Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and President Police Medal (PPM) yesterday in a function of the 'Police Week-2017'.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government has decided to build a second police barrack in the city as the existing Rajarbag Police Lines appeared inadequate as an abode of the main law enforcement agency.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reiterated that the killers of Awami League lawmaker Manjurul Islam Liton must get appropriate punishment.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged the schools to give equal importance to extra curriculum activities like sports, music, cultural events side by side with education to flourish the genius of the children.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh would welcome global knowledge and business to unleash creativity and innovation of the millions of country's youth.


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought concerted global supports to five key areas to minimize the risk of lives and livelihoods of farmers, fishers, artisans and women particularly calling upon the businesses to play their role to negate the climate change impacts.