Monday, December 11, 2023

Tarana among 3 new ministers

Asaduzzaman, Yeafesh made full ministers; no portfolios reshuffled Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inducted three new faces into her council of ministers and promoted two state ministers to the post of minister. Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal and Yeafesh Osman were elevated to full ministers and reassigned the portfolios of home affairs and science and technology.

Hasina greets Nawaz

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday greeted Nawaz Sharif for being elected the prime minister of Pakistan. In a message, the Prime Minister said the smooth parliamentary polls, peaceful transfer of power and election of Newaz Sharif as the prime minister are great

Strengthen Nam for lasting peace

Urges Hasina at summit plenary Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for a strong and effective Non-Aligned Movement (Nam), saying the 120-member alliance today needs to be a united, strong and effective body to ensure sustainable global peace and security. “The founding fathers of Nam envisaged a world order based on mutual respect, sovereign

Aug 21 culprits must be tried

Vows Hasina on 2004 grenade attack anniversary Accusing the previous BNP-Jamaat coalition government of being behind the 2004 grenade attack on an Awami League rally, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that those who conspired, masterminded and executed the attack would be brought to book. No one can escape punishment the way the killers of ... Read more

Ask Myanmar to settle it

PM tells UK, other countries not to put pressure on Bangladesh on Rohingya issue Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the United Kingdom and the countries concerned about Rohingya refugees to talk to the Myanmar government instead of pressuring Bangladesh. She said this when British Secretary of State for International Development Affairs Andrew Mitchell ... Read more

PM for global actions to end poverty

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called for concerted efforts of the international community to fight against poverty and hunger as the two issues had global origins and implications. “The whole world needs to mobilise its resources, share experiences, research findings and technology, and fully commit themselves to implementing global and national plans and

WB failed to give graft evidence

Padma Bridge Project WB failed to give graft evidence PM tells BBC; says she didn’t mention anyone in her ‘bloodsucker’ comment Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the World Bank could not present evidence for the graft allegations over the Padma bridge project. Click here to watch the interview. Interviewed by Stephen Sackur for BBC ... Read more

PM seeks more contacts among parliamentarians

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today underlined the importance of greater institutional contact between the parliamentarians of Bangladesh and Britain to further strengthen historic relations between the two countries. The Prime Minister, now in London to attend opening ceremony of Olympic Games 2012, expressed this view when leader of the opposition and Labour Party leader Edward Samuel ... Read more

Hasina trusted by 77 percent

Gallup poll survey of 2011 ranks her 7th among Asian leaders Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has 77 percent approval rating, according to a Gallup poll. Washington-based Gallup, renowned for predicting US election results and conducting the US presidents’ approval ratings, ranked Sheikh Hasina seventh in its survey conducted in 21 countries of Asia and the ... Read more

Perform official duties without fear: PM

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has encouraged the government officials to perform their official duties without fear of any political manipulation and mishandling. ‘You (government officials) may have your own choice of political party. You may give your vote to a particular party. Those all are your personal matters. But you must do your respective ... Read more

PM hands over Ekushey Padak

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, has urged all to spread the spirit of Amar Ekushey (21st February) among the young generation to build a happy and prosperous technology-based Bangladesh. She gave the call from a function, marking the distribution of Ekushey Padak for 2011, at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium on