Ministry seeks opinion on likely ban on poultry imports from India

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FE REPORT | Published: January 20, 2021 09:16:40 | Updated: January 22, 2021 11:02:08 Commerce ministry has sought opinion from livestock department regarding a proposed ban on the import of poultry items, officials said. On Tuesday, fisheries and livestock ministry in a letter asked the Department of Livestock Services to take all possible steps to […]

Bangladesh seeks five years to prepare for graduation to developing nation

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Published: January 13, 2021 18:24:19 Bangladesh has sought the facilities reserved for the least developed countries for five years for preparations after graduating to the developing nation bracket. It floated the proposal at a virtual expert group meeting with the United Nations Committee for Development Policy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Zuena Aziz, the principal coordinator […]

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

It floated the proposal at a virtual expert group meeting with the United Nations Committee for Development Policy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Zuena Aziz, the principal coordinator of Sustainable Development Goal or SDG affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office, headed the Bangladesh delegation in the meeting.   The meeting was part of preparations for the tri-annual […]

Dhaka seeks proactive support to deal with climate change,…

Dhaka seeks proactive support to deal with climate change,...

Dhaka has sought “effective and proactive” support from the international community to deal with the climate change issues noting that nearly 25 to 30 million people of Bangladesh will be uprooted from their sweet homes if there is a one-metre rise in sea level. “Bangladesh cannot handle such a huge uprooted population alone… we need effective and […]

State-owned Krishi Bank seeks Tk 9.5b bailout

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REZAUL KARIM | Published: December 27, 2020 09:40:35 | Updated: December 27, 2020 14:15:07 Troubled by huge capital shortfall, the Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) has recently sought Tk.9.5 billion from the government to raise its paid-up capital citing an altogether different reason. The capital shortfall of the bank, estimated in accordance with the BASEL III, […]

MoALD seeks details of fertiliser needs from local bodies

MoALD seeks details of fertiliser needs from local bodies

KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 15 The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD) is preparing to coordinate with the local governments to import fertilisers for the next fiscal year. Aiming to end the recurrent issue of lack of fertilisers, MoALD has come up with this concept of coordinating with the local governments to better ensure timely and […]

Climate change: Hasina seeks decisive global action to save planet

Climate change: Hasina seeks decisive global action to save planet

Investor group managing more than $16 trillion launched the world’s first step-by-step plan to help pension funds & others align their portfolios with Paris Agreement goals Twitter ‘Though Bangladesh has no contribution to global warming, it is one of the most vulnerable countries for its limited coping capacities and specific geographical features’ Prime Minister Sheikh […]