UK lauds Hasina’s leadership on climate front

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the gathering at the inauguration ceremony of the 10-day celebration marking Bangabandhu birth centenary and golden jubilee of independence at the National Parade Ground on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Focus Bangla ‘Keep Bangladesh out of red list based on factual evidence’ The United Kingdom has commended Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s […]

Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

Climate Challenge: Kerry due Friday to have discussions with Bangladesh

John Kerry, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit during which Bangladesh will convey its priority issues on the climate front. Kerry, now in India on a four-day visit, will hand over the US President’s invitation to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in person […]

10th D-8 Summit: D-8 leaders to meet virtually Thursday

10th D-8 Summit: D-8 leaders to meet virtually Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will lead the Bangladesh delegation at the 10th D-8 Summit on Thursday to be participated by leaders of Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hand over the D-8 Chairmanship to Prime Minister Hasina. Before the Summit, the 19th D-8 Council of Ministers will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sea cruise with Maldives can be introduced in winter: Sheikh Hasina

Sea cruise with Maldives can be introduced in winter: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said sea cruise services can be introduced between Bangladesh and the Maldives during the winter season. She said this while newly-appointed High Commissioner of the Maldives to Bangladesh Shiruzimath Sameer met her at her official residence Ganobhaban. PM’s Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid Tusher briefed reporters after the meeting. […]

Will do everything to ensure people’s civic, democratic ri…

Will do everything to ensure people’s civic, democratic ri...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said her government will do everything necessary to ensure the civic and democratic rights of the people. “We’ll do whatever necessary to ensure the civic and democratic rights of the people upholding the rule of law,” she said while addressing the nation marking the second anniversary of the incumbent […]

Bangladesh approves Tk 1.5bn project to save Sundarbans

Bangladesh approves Tk 1.5bn project to save Sundarbans

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council or ECNEC cleared The Sundarbans Conservation Project to protect the world’s largest mangrove forest in a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday. The objectives of the project include skills development of forest officials, modernisation of communication system and creation of a suitable working atmosphere, said […]

Fulfill promises on climate finance, mitigation measures:…

Fulfill promises on climate finance, mitigation measures:...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all the developed countries to come forward with predictable and promised mitigation measures along with climate finance to combat global warming. “…urging all the developed countries to come forward with predictable and promised mitigation measures along with climate finance,” she said on Saturday. The Prime Minister made the plea […]