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PM Hasina heads to NY to attend UNGA

Dhaka, Sept 20 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here on Friday for New York to attend the 74th UN General Assembly where she may place new proposals to find a solution to the long-drawn Rohingya crisis as it is affecting Bangladesh badly. Read More »

PM Hasina to exchange greetings on Eid day

Dhaka, Aug 10, 2019 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will exchange greetings with the cross section of people, including party leaders and workers, judges and foreign diplomats, at her official Ganabhaban residence on August 12 on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims. Read More »

Promote roadmap to Islamic tourism: PM Hasina

Dhaka, Jul 11 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed the need for preparing a roadmap to promote Islamic tourism as a global brand to unlock the potentials of its rapidly growing market. “The value of Islamic tourism market will increase to $243 billion by 2021 with an annual 8.3 percent growth. So, we’ll have to take all-out ... Read More »

PM Hasina pays tribute to Chinese heroes

Beijing, Jul 5 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently visiting China, paid tribute to Chinese heroes by placing a wreath at the Heroes Memorial in Tiananmen Square on Friday afternoon. After placing the wreath at 4pm (local time), the Prime Minister stood in solemn silence for some time in honour of the heroes as bugle played the Last Post. ... Read More »

PM Hasina flies to China on five-day official tour

Dhaka, Jul 1 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here on Monday afternoon for Dalian and Beijing on a five-day official visit, which is expected to bolster ties with Bangladesh and China. A special flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying her and her entourage took off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) at 5:20 pm. The flight is scheduled ... Read More »

AL formed to bring back independence lost in 1757: Hasina

Dhaka, Jun 23 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said that Awami League was formed on this in 1949 to bring back the independence of Bangladesh which was lost in Amrakanon on June 23, 1757, through the defeat of the last independent Nawab of Bengal. “Under the leadership of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, this ... Read More »

PM Hasina likely to talk Rohingya issue during China visit

Dhaka, June 22 – The Rohingya issue is likely to come up when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets the Chinese President during her official visit in July, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said on Saturday. “Myanmar has great respect for China. If Beijing requests Nay Pyi Taw, then we hope the [Rohingya] issue will be resolved quickly,” he said at ... Read More »

PM Hasina seeks help for implementing ‘pro-people budget’

Dhaka, June 14 – Terming the budget “pro-people” Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Tk 5,23,190 crore outlay for FY2019-20 is pretty self-explanatory and there is no scope of confusion. “We prepared the budget for our common people, not for the researchers who don’t find good in anything,” said PM Hasina while addressing the post budget press conference at ... Read More »

Worried over security during Eid, says PM Hasina

Dhaka, June 9 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said she was very worried about security during the Eid-ul Fitr congregations as various threats always keep surfacing through social media. “I was really very worried during Eid Jamaats as (terror) incidents are happing. We paid a special attention so that no untoward incident occurs,” she said replying to a ... Read More »

Give befitting reply to BNP-Jamaat propaganda, PM Hasina

Finland, June 6 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged expatriate Awami League leaders and workers to give a befitting reply to the BNP-Jamaat which, she said, is carrying out false propaganda and hatching conspiracies against the country. “The BNP-Jamaat clique is out to tarnish the country’s image by orchestrating conspiracies and carrying out false propaganda against the country. So, ... Read More »

Bangladesh PM Hasina performs Umrah

Makkah (Saudi Arabia), Jun 2 (UNB)— Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina performed the holy ‘Umrah’ in the early hours of Sunday. She is now on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to attend the 14th OIC Summit. Sheikh Hasina first performed ‘tawaf’ around the holy Ka’bah Sharif and later walked ... Read More »

PM Hasina off to Tokyo on first leg of tri-nation tour

Dhaka, May 27 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on Monday evening. The Prime Minister arrived at the presidential palace around 8pm when President Abdul Hamid and his wife Rashida Khanom received her with a bouquet. During the meeting, Abdul Hamid and Sheikh Hasina enquired about each other’s health condition, said President’s Press Secretary ... Read More »

Bangladesh PM Hasina flies to London on official visit

Dhaka, May 1 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for London on Wednesday on an official visit to the United Kingdom (UK). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage departed Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for the British capital of London at 9:15am. The flight is scheduled to reach Heathrow International Airport in ... Read More »

PM Hasina pledges action if anyone plays with share market

She welcomes BNP MPs for joining parliament Dhaka, Apr 30 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday warned that action will be taken if anyone wants to play with the share market. “… if anyone wants to play (with the market), obviously we’re taking action and will take so,” she said while giving her winding-up speech in the second session ... Read More »

PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Mujibnagar Day

Dhaka, Apr 17 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of historic Mujibnagar Day. The Prime Minister paid the homage by placing a wreath at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial Museum at Dhanmondi in the city in the morning. After laying the wreath, she ... Read More »

PM Hasina criticises US for issuing red alert in BD

Dhaka, Apr 5 (UNB)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday sharply criticised the USA for issuing an alert on Bangladesh without citing any reason or giving any explanation. “I saw the USA issued an alert. They didn’t inform us why they issued the alert and gave no explanation either,” she said in her introductory speech at Awami League Central Working ... Read More »

No price hike during Ramadan: PM Hasina tells business

Dhaka, Apr 3 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the business community not to raise the prices of essentials, including sugar and edible oil, during the upcoming Ramadan. She made the call at a function arranged marking the inauguration and laying the foundation stones of 65 different development activities of economic zones through videoconferencing from Ganobhaban in ... Read More »

PM Hasina orders yearly clearance for Dhaka high-rises

Dhaka, Apr 1 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday came up with a number of directives, including the introduction of yearly renewal of clearance certificates for high-rises from Fire Service and Civil Defence Department like industrial units, aiming to prevent fire incidents. She asked the authorities concerned to examine the matter so that the Fire Service and Civil ... Read More »