Momen for utilise innovation for economic growth

Bangladesh has been transformed to a manufacturer country of technology product and services, Foreign Minister Abul Momen said and called upon the youths to utilise innovations for economic growth. Addressing opening session of a technology exposition on Monday, Minister Momen also appreciated the activities of hi-tech parks for providing platform for local and international firm […]

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Japan’s JERA Invests in Bangladesh’s Largest Independent Power Producer

JERA Co., Inc. (“JERA”) has agreed to acquire 22% of the outstanding shares of Summit Power International Limited (“Summit Power”), a power generation company in Bangladesh. Summit Power is a power generation company affiliated with the Summit Group, a major conglomerate in Bangladesh. The largest independent power producer in the country, it owns and operates […]

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Bangladesh Needs Traditional and New Solutions to End Poverty: World Bank

Bangladesh has progressed significantly in reducing poverty and improving living conditions, mostly driven by labor income. Between 2010-2016, about 8 million Bangladeshi exited poverty. The report, Bangladesh Poverty Assessment, launched today, shows that robust economic growth continued driving poverty reduction, but at a slower rate. Since 2010, while the pace of economic growth increased, the […]

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Bangladeshi elite force arrests casino boss

Bangladesh’s anti-crime elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early on Sunday arrested Ismail Hossain Samrat, the alleged kingpins of casino business in the country, reports Xinhua.   Bangladeshi Home Minister Assaduzzaman Khan made the announcement saying Samrat was apprehended along with his associate Enamul Hoque Arman in Cumilla district, 96 km east of capital Dhaka, in […]

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Special discount offer for Robi Dhonnobad customers from Grand Sultan

Robi high value customers can now enjoy 55% special discount from Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf. The unique offer comes as part of Robi’s Dhonnobad program. In this regard, Robi’s Executive Vice President, Customer Life Cycle Management & International Business, Barna Ahmad and Grand Sultan’s Head of Sales & Marketing Md. Sayedul Islam Bhuiyan […]

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Bangladesh’s Eastern Bank opens first office on Chinese mainland

Bangladesh’s Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) opened its first representative office on the Chinese mainland in Guangzhou on Sunday, reports Xinhua.    Guangzhou is a city of great economic vitality and home to the China Import and Export Fair, said Ali Reza Iftekhar, EBL’s managing director.    Bangladesh has seen frequent economic and trade exchanges with […]

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edotco Bangladesh Contributes over BDT 14 Million to Workers’ Welfare Fund

edotco Bangladesh (“edotco BD”), an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Bangladesh, has made a contribution of over Fourteen Million in the workers’ welfare fund. High officials of edotco Bangladesh Management, Manzoorul Islam, Director Operations & Engineering Rizwan Hamid Quraishi, Director, Human Resources visited the minister’s office and handed over the cheque to Begum Monnujan […]

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ADB Faster Project Implementation Week Concludes in Bangladesh

Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized “Faster Project Implementation Week 2019” at the Pan pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka and BRAC-CDM, Rajendrapur on 22-25 September to catalyze faster and quality implementation of development projects for delivering optimum benefits to the target stakeholders. The Faster Project Implementation Week 2019, with the theme of “Delivering Faster and Better Development […]

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