GOVT. PRESS RELEASE

Bangladesh in a cul de sac?

January 14, 2013
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The young South Asian democracy is a good example of how people wishing to progress  towards achieving ‘a government of the people’ can at least claim we are on the road to  democracy. But for democracy to function properly in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh  one thing that must be realised, upheld and practised...
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FINALLY 31 DIRECTORS FOR STATE OWNED BANKS

December 21, 2012
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By: Hasan Akon: After many talks and criticism the government of Bangladesh has appointed 31 members of the Board of Directors for state run commercial banks and four specialised banks for three years period. On Thursday night at 8 pm, Banks and financial institutions division of the Ministry of Finance issued more than one...
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Indonesia to make visa requirements easier & quicker for Bangladeshis

September 11, 2012
Indonesia to make visa requirements easier & quicker for Bangladeshis

Indonesia has decided to exclude Bangladesh from the list of countries requiring background check and prior approval before issuing visa. Outgoing Indonesian Ambassador Zet Mirzal Zainuddin informed Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni yesterday while called on her that earlier Bangladeshi nationals had to go through a background check by the Indonesian immigration and obtain...
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Army-Backed Caretaker ruled out by Prime Minister Hasina – is it “Double Standards” or “Fear of Democracy”?

September 9, 2012
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According to a government press release dated today’s date, which reads as follows; “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned that the army-backed caretaker government like the previous one will not bring good for anyone. The Prime Minister said this while addressing a joint meeting at GonoBhaban yesterday. The meeting was organised to exchange views with...
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Press release – 14-08-2012

August 14, 2012

14-08-2012             Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Britain and the countries concerned about Rohingya refugees should talk to the Myanmar government regarding the issue instead of pressuring Bangladesh. She said this when British Secretary of State for International Development Affairs Andrew Mitchell met her at her hotel suite in London yesterday. The PM informed the...
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Petroleum-City Corporation-Met Office-Share Market (summary of all news)

August 12, 2012

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) will import 8 lakh tonnes of furnace oil to fuel the rental and quick rental power plants in six months beginning from July this year, BPC sources said. The BPC has recently finalised the import estimation of the heavy fuel oil (HFO) after it had received requirements from the Power...
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Three new bridges on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway to be built

August 12, 2012
Three new bridges on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway to be built

The government will construct , as the existing Kanchpur, Meghna and Meghna-Gumti bridges have become risky for vehicular movement. All the three bridges, to be constructed parallel to the old ones, will have four lanes. The construction, which may begin next year, will take around two and a half years to complete. Japan will...
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President Md Zillur Rahman leaves Dhaka today for Saudi Arabia

August 12, 2012
President Md Zillur Rahman leaves Dhaka today for Saudi Arabia

. During his visit, the President will attend the 4th Extra-ordinary Session of the Islamic Summit in Makkah Al-Mukarramah to be held on August 14-15. He is scheduled to deliver a speech at the summit where heads of the OIC countries will take part and discuss the present situation and the problems of the...
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Prime Minister reaches London

August 12, 2012
Prime Minister reaches London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reached London yesterday to attend the ‘Global Nutrition Event’ to be held today. The Prime Minister is leading a 36-member delegation. She will deliver her speech at the inaugural ceremony of ‘Global Nutrition Event’ today at 10 Downing Street. During her stay in London, she is also likely to attend...
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Bangladesh Government Official Press Release 8th August 2012

August 8, 2012
Bangladesh Government Official Press Release 8th August 2012

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged all to remain vigilant so that the situation like the post-2001 election does not come back to the country. She made the appeal when leaders of Janmashtami Udjapan Parishad and Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad met her at her official residence Ganobhaban yesterday. She said the government is holding the...
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