Bangladesh Needs Climate Smart Investments for Higher Agricultural Growth: World Bank

Climate change and sea-level rise pose a serious threat to Bangladesh’s impressive growth in agricultural productivity. To address impacts of climate change on agriculture as well as to prioritize investments to improve productivity, resilience and mitigation in the agriculture sector, the government of Bangladesh and the World Bank today launched the Climate Smart Agriculture Investment […]

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Tripartite Review to Accelerate ADB-assisted Project Implementation in Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank (ADB) today jointly reviewed the implementation progress of ADB-assisted projects to further improve development results. Farida Nasreen, Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD), and Manmohan Parkash, Country Director, ADB, co-chaired the Tripartite Portfolio Review Meeting (TPRM) at BICC, Dhaka. The TPRM themed ‘Improving Project Performance for Better […]

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Least developed countries need structural transformation to achieve UN SDGs: Bangladesh expert

The critical condition for the Least  Developed Countries (LDCs) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is that their economies undergo structural transformation, an expert said here Wednesday, reports Xinhua.    Towfiqul Islam Khan, senior research fellow of leading Bangladeshi think-tank Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), said the challenge for developing countries is to finance […]

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TP-Link launches the latest Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ Router in Bangladesh

TP-Link, the global leader providing consumer and business networking products, today launched its revolutionary latest & most powerful Wi-Fi 6 router – Archer AX series in Bangladesh. Targeted at the mainstream and equipped with the Intel Home Wi-Fi Chipset, Archer AX series will deliver a premium Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ experience to more families at an […]

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Southern Automobiles starts operation in Uttara

Southern Automobiles Ltd, the country’s pioneer CNG conversation company, has started its operation in Uttara, Dhaka.  Local Member of Parliament Advocate Sahara Khatun inaugurated the new branch of Southern Automobiles in Uttara today. Southern Automobiles Chairman Masud Ahmed, Operation  Director Shawpan Kumar Debnath, General Manager Khalilur Rahman, Operation Manager Sohrab Hossain and Company Secretary Latiful Islam […]

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Bangladesh receives more than one percent global LNG in first year

Bangladesh has achieved remarkable achievement by receiving more than one percent of total global LNG production in the first 12 months after entering the LNG import marketplace  as the 39th country in 2018.    This was revealed today at a workshop organized by Excelerate Energy L.P. (Excelerate), an US-based LNG company in the capital that brought together over 120 industry leaders […]

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Newly appointed Thai Ambassador calls on the Foreign Minister

The newly appointed Ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh Arunrung Phothong Humphreys today called on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, at the latter’s office. Dr. Momen congratulated the Ambassador on her appointment in Dhaka and assured all out support in discharge of her responsibilities. Dr. Momen said that Bangladesh-Thailand bilateral trade is predominantly […]

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ADB Organizes Regional Financial Management Forum to Enhance Institutional Capacity, Transparency and Accountability

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has organized a regional forum in Dhaka on 5-6 November on financial management to enhance institutional capacity, transparency and accountability. Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister, Dr. Mashiur Rahman opened the workshop at Westin Hotel in Dhaka today. Over 100 financial management experts, audit officials and project directors from Bangladesh, […]

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The Question of Termination of Services Does Not Arise in the Case of Nobel Laureate Yunus’ Grameen Communications

The following is the full and unedited text of a rejoinder which Grameen Communications of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus sent here here Tuesday: “With reference to media reports that “Grameen Communications employees initiated the cases against Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, Ms Nazneen Sultana and Mr Abedeen on July 3 after they were terminated […]

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