AUSTRALIA – BANGLADESH DEFENCE COOPERATION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Australian High Commissioner Jeremy Bruer has handed over a consignment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Lieutenant General Md Mahfuzur Rahman, OSP, rcds, ndc, afwc, psc, PhD, the Principal Staff Officer of the Armed Forces Division. Five tonnes of PPE, consisting of 12,000 high quality coveralls and 200,000 gloves, was provided under the Defence Cooperation […]

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No traditional Hajj this year

Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen yesterday evening to inform that there would be no traditional Hajj this year due to Covid-19 pandemic situation. Only a limited number (less than 1000, both domestic and international) of Hajjis will be allowed […]

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Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh says students well protected in Wuhan

DHAKA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh said on Wednesday that foreign students, including those from Bangladesh, are well protected in the Chinese city of Wuhan and elsewhere in the country.   “We care about students as our own people,” Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming said at a news conference in the […]

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Bangladeshi FM commends China’s efforts against novel coronavirus outbreak

Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday extended his appreciation to the Chinese government for its efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, reports Xinhua.    “I firmly believe that your government will soon prevail over the situation and be able to stop further aggravation of the situation,” Momen said in a message written […]

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Bangladesh lauds Chinese measures to contain Coronavirus

            Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen expressed his deep condolences for the loss of lives due to the outbreak of ‘Coronavirus’ in Wuhan city and other places in China. He expressed his sincere sympathy for the families of the victims.             In a message written to State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China, Dr Momen extended […]

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China shows mettle in anti-coronavirus strategies: Bangladeshi health minister

DHAKA, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government has showed mettle in its strategies to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Bangladeshi Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque told Xinhua on Monday.   He said Beijing’s relentless efforts and time-befitting strategies helped the entire world prepare well in dealing with the novel coronavirus.    The actions […]

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Bangladesh holds cultural event to celebrate Chinese New Year

A Chinese dance and music show was held on Thursday in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year.    Dozens of artists from China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region performed in the event to greet the upcoming Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 25.    The spectacular […]

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Chinese New Year celebration held in Bangladeshi capital

A Chinese New Year celebration ceremony was held in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Wednesday night with artists from China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region giving performance to entertain the audience, reports Xinhua. Dignitaries including Bangladeshi Education Minister Dipu Moni and Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming, among others, attended the ceremony. The Chinese embassy in collaboration […]

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Australia announces Jermy Bruer new High Commissioner in Bangladesh

The following is the full and unedited text of a media release which was received here Tuesday from Australian Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women: “Today I announce the appointment of Mr Jeremy Bruer as Australia’s next High Commissioner to Bangladesh. Mr Bruer will arrive in Bangladesh in […]

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