PM calls for unity in war against nature

PM calls for unity in war against nature

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon all to remain united in the war against nature to avert a possible loss for mankind. “In our war against nature, we’ll lose unless we unite,” she wrote in the renowned magazine Diplomat in its April 2021 issue. In the write up – ‘Forging Dhaka-Glasgow CVF-COP26 Solidarity’ – she […]

Bangabandhu lives forever | BusinessWorld

Bangabandhu lives forever | BusinessWorld

Bangabandhu will live forever in Bangladesh—the country he founded. One can kill a man but one cannot kill a spirit. Bangabandhu instilled in the hearts of millions the spirit of Bangali nationalism that inspired them to fight against all odds for their freedom and emancipation. Bangladesh is a sovereign and independent country today and it […]

Bangabandhu was a ‘true friend’ of Russia, says Foreign Minister Lavrov

Bangabandhu was a ‘true friend’ of Russia, says Foreign Minister Lavrov

“Russia remembers Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as an outstanding political figure and a devoted fighter for the freedom and happiness of his people and the true friend of our country,” he said in a video message. The message was broadcast at a programme in Dhaka on Friday to celebrate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary and the golden jubilee […]

Bangabandhu will be in hearts of those who yearn for democracy, freedom: Solih

Bangabandhu will be in hearts of those who yearn for democracy, freedom: Solih

He joined the celebrations of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence at the National Parade Ground in Dhaka on the opening day of the 10-day programmes on Wednesday. Describing him as one of the “giants of South Asian history”, Solih said Bangabandhu’s action was “pivotal in securing an independent destiny for […]

Trudeau: Bangladesh was built on Bangabandhu’s love for people

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File photo: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference at Rideau Cottage, as efforts continue to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Ottawa, on April 24, 2020 Reuters ‘Bangladesh and Canada will work alongside one another to build a better world for everyone’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said […]

Freedom is the fruit of Bangabandhu’s continuous struggle, says Hasina

Freedom is the fruit of Bangabandhu’s continuous struggle, says Hasina

Hasina inaugurated a 10-day programme on Wednesday, Bangabandhu’s birth anniversary, at the National Parade Ground. The curtains on the celebrations will be drawn on Mar 26, the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence. “On this day in 1920, a child was born in a secluded village Tungipara. The child, who came to this earth enlightening the […]

Realizing the dream of Bangabandhu | Opinion

Realizing the dream of Bangabandhu | Opinion

March 17 is a day of utmost national significance for Bangladesh. The greatest Bangalee of all time, the “Father of the Nation” (Bangabandhu), Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born on this day in 1920. The country emerged as an independent and sovereign nation on the world map in 1971 under his courageous, charismatic and visionary leadership. […]

Bangabandhu’s legacy and influence extend far beyond Bangladesh, Ban Ki-moon says

Bangabandhu’s legacy and influence extend far beyond Bangladesh, Ban Ki-moon says

“Bangabandhu Rahman’s influence and legacy extend far beyond the border of Bangladesh, helping to inspire other global anti-colonial and independence movements,” he said at a discussion on Monday. Joining virtually, the veteran South Korean diplomat presented the keynote speech at the fourth edition of the Bangabandhu lecture series “Bangabandhu: the Soul of Bangladesh”, organised by […]

BIDS publishes book to commemorate Bangabandhu’s birth centenary

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These volumes are an apt tribute to our national hero The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) commemorated Bangabandhu’s birth centenary by publishing two volumes of “Readings in Bangladesh Development” on Wednesday. The book has been edited by KAS Murshid, Minhaj Mahmud and Kazi Iqbal. At the virtual launching, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Chairman […]