First time ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit’ in Capital

To uplift the skills of public relations, media management and brand communications strategies, the first-ever ‘PR & Brand Comms Summit 2019’ is to be held in the capital.  The daylong Summit will hold on October 26 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) Complex.  Communication firm Ra’dia Inc in association with Dream Deviser and ShobdoKolpoDrum have hosted […]

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Bangladesh appoints new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to United Nations

The Government has decided to appoint Ms. Rabab Fatima, current Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan, as the new Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, New York. Ambassador Rabab Fatima is a career foreign service officer belonging to 1986 batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre. In her distinguished diplomatic […]

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Announcement of Intent of Resignation by ADB President Takehiko Nakao

Today Mr. Takehiko Nakao announced his resignation as the President of Asian Development Bank, effective 16 January 2020. He assumed office as President on 28 April 2013.  The election for the new president will be in accordance with the open, transparent and merit-based procedure.  In his remark to staff and Board members, he said “I […]

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Mamata distributes fish cultivation equipment to MSCP members in Chattogram

On wednesday, 18th September, with help of PKSF, Mamata distributed fish cultivation equipment to the members of MSCP at Budpura area under Patiya Upazila of Chattogram. The chief executive of Mamata, Alhaj Rafique Ahmed distributed fish cultivation equipment’s among those members. Before the distribution program, Fisheries seed production and training center farm manager of Patiya, […]

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Robi Statement regarding disputed audit claims

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement which Robi’s Chief Corporate and Regulatory Officer, Shahed Alam, sent here on Wednesday: “We welcome the positive decision of the Government in engaging with us over a candid and transparent discussion on resolving the disputed audit claims. We are grateful to the Hon’ble Finance […]

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BREB customers can now pay postpaid electricity bills through RobiCash

Robi Axiata Limited and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) have recently signed an agreement that allows BREB customers to pay their postpaid electricity bill through Robi’s mobile money platform, RobiCash. Robi’s Executive Vice President, Ahmed Armaan Siddiqui, and BREB’s Secretary, Md. Asafuddowla, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at BREB’s Head Office. […]

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Protracted conflict, climate crisis, a rise in mental illness and online misinformation among biggest emerging threats to children – UNICEF

Protracted conflicts, the worsening climate crisis, a rising level of mental illness among young people, and online misinformation are some of the most concerning emerging global threats to children, UNICEF said today in an open letter issued by the organization’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore. In addition to existing threats to young people, such as access […]

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