China brushes aside U.S. concerns over BRI

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement which Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming issued here in capital Dhaka on Tuesday:  “Proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) has been a trending word that frequents news headlines all around the globe, even more so […]

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Myanmar must stop unjustifiable campaign against Bangladesh on Rohingya Repatriation

Continued rally of fabricated information, misrepresentation of facts, unsubstantiated claims, and unwarranted accusations to unjustifiably shift the onus of the Rohingya crisis on Bangladesh testifies the campaign of the Government of Myanmar to avoid its obligations to create an environment in Rakhine conducive for the sustained repatriation and reintegration of the forcibly displaced Rohingya in […]

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FM inaugurates Smart NID card at Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi

The Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen M.P. inaugurated the Smart NID Card and voter enrolment services at Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi on 18 November, 2019. The Consul General of Bangladesh in Dubai conducted the inaugural programme. Officials concerned of Election Commission were also present during the inauguration. They also made a […]

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New Delhi dubs as fake Modi’s reported letter to India’s CJ

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement which Indian High Commission in Dhaka issued Wednesday: “It has come to the notice of the High Commission that a letter said to have been written by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi to Hon’ble Chief Justice of India is being circulated […]

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Bangladesh-Australia trade links grow stronger

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, HE Ms Julia Niblett, was pleased to meet with the Hon. Minister of Commerce, Mr Tipu Munshi MP, on 4 November 2019, ahead of his visit to Australia for the Australia-Bangladesh Trade Conference in Sydney. Jointly hosted by the Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra and the Australia-Bangladesh Business Council from […]

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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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Outgoing Vietnam Ambassador calls on Foreign Minister

The outgoing Ambassador of Vietnam to Bangladesh Mr. Tran Van Khoa today called on Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen, MP, at the latter’s office. Foreign Minister congratulated the Ambassador on successful completion of his assignment in Dhaka. Dr. Momen said that Bangladesh attaches utmost importance to its bilateral ties with Vietnam and the […]

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Australia continues support for arts and culture in Bangladesh

Australian High Commissioner HE Julia Niblett hosted a reception at the Australian High Commission for the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) 2019 on 3 November 2019 to promote Australia’s support for and commitment to diverse arts and culture in Bangladesh. Partnerships such as this offer unique opportunities to foster mutual understanding and strengthen people-to-people relationships between […]

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