BEUFF’s Grand Film Adda on Tuesday

The festival began on June 9 and will continue till June 30 The Bangladesh European Union Film Festival (BEUFF) will organize a unique online program in collaboration with the Daily Prothom Alo on Tuesday titled “Grand Film Adda”. The event will be broadcasted live on the Facebook pages and YouTube channels of the newspaper and […]

Indian envoy: Greater trade, connectivity hold brighter future for Dhaka-Delhi ties

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File photo: India’s High Commissioner in Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami Focus Bangla Challenge is to transform geographical compulsions into mutual benefits, says the envoy Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said trade will be potentially a key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future with focus on value addition to products but the […]

John Kerry in Dhaka to convey Biden’s commitment to environment

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US Special Presidential Envoy on Climate John Kerry is welcomed with a flower bouquet after landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Friday, April 9, 2021 Collected from Twitter In Dhaka, Kerry will meet representatives of the government of Bangladesh and key development and international partners John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy […]

Dhaka, Delhi want enhanced connectivity for prosperity

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi hold a bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka on Saturday, March 27, 2021 PID Bangladesh reiterates eagerness to join India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday reiterated the importance of enhancing connectivity for facilitating […]

Dhaka, Colombo agree to boost trade ties

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksha at the prime minister’s office on March 20, 2021. Focus Bangla Sri Lankan leader sought more attention to tariff preference and said his country will invest more in the private sector  Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday agreed to deepen their cooperation in various […]

Swedish Minister: Pockets of success will create pockets of poverty

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Stockholm ready to support Dhaka to help reduce poverty, says Swedish minister for international development cooperation Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Per Olsson Fridh has described Bangladesh’s graduation from the list of least developed countries (LDC) as the success of the people of the country, noting that success will also create poverty. He expressed […]

Rajapaksa: Despite setbacks, Bangladesh continues to flourish under Hasina’s leadership

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Friday’s program marking Bangabandhu birth centenary and golden jubilee of independence of Bangladesh at National Parade Ground on March 19, 2021 Focus Bangla Rajapaksa said the people of Bangladesh are celebrating two historic events and both are worthy of celebration Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday […]

Swedish minister happy with Bangladesh’s use of climate change adaptation support

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Swedish Minister of International Development Cooperation Per Olsson-Fridh (wearing a blue cap) poses for a photo alongside delegates of various organizations and local children while visiting Sweden-funded projects being facilitated by the UNDP and UNCDF in the climate change vulnerable coastal belt of Bangladesh, on Thursday, March 18, 2021 Courtesy ‘Climate-adaptive livelihoods are reducing climate […]

Dhaka, Malé to have robust maritime, air connectivity

Dhaka, Malé to have robust maritime, air connectivity

A signing ceremony for four MoUs was held after bilateral talks between the two sides led by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih at the Prime Minister Office on Thursday, March 18, 2021 PID 4 memorandums of understanding signed; Dhaka interested in signing preferential trade agreement Bangladesh and the Maldives […]

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 […]