Pakistan welcomes signing of the U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement received here Sunday from Pakistan High Commission : “In a major development, the U.S. and Taliban signed Peace Agreement in Doha today.Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was present at this occasion, on the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar. In […]

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Bangladesh Needs $7.8 Billion in Additional Investment for Safer Roads

Bangladesh needs to invest an estimated extra $7.8 billion over the next decade to halve its road crash fatalities, says a new World Bank report.  The report, Delivering Road Safety in Bangladesh, released yesterday in conjunction with the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm, points to thehigh death rate on Bangladesh’s roads caused by chronic lack of investment in systemic, targeted, and sustained road safety programs and identifies relevant investment […]

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Grameenphone obeys apex court order, decides to deposit 10 bln taka to BTRC

DHAKA, Feb. 22 (NsNewsWire) — The following is the full and unedited text of a statement received here Saturday from Grameenphone on the apex court verdict directing the cell phone operator to deposit 10 billion taka to the country’s telecom regulator within Monday: “Grameenphone has decided to deposit BDT 1000 crore on 23 February to […]

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ADB Partners with Bangladesh to Support Health Care Public–Private Partnerships

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly promote public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the country’s health care sector. The tripartite MOU was signed at a ceremony in Dhaka by the Director General of Health Services Dr. Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad; Director General of Bangladesh […]

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Conference in facilitating China-Bangladesh investment, trade held in Dhaka

A day long “China-Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Project Matching Conference” has been held in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, reports Xinhua. China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronics Products (CCCME) , Chinese Enterprises Association in Bangladesh(CEAB) organized the event Monday which was hosted by the Department of Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation […]

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China-Bangladesh Wushu demonstration celebrates 70th PRC founding anniversary

The 3rd Ambassador Cup China-Bangladesh Wushu Demonstration was held in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka Saturday with hundreds of athletes competing in different types of the martial arts.   Mohammad Dulal Hossain, general secretary of Bangladesh Wushu Federation, said this year’s demonstration is something very special as it marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of […]

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Fire Safety & Security Expo will be held on 13th February 2020

7th edition of the country’s largest expo in the fire safety and security sector International Fire Safety & Security Expo (IFSSE) 202 will be held from 13thto 15th February 2020, organizing by Electronics Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh (ESSAB) and in association with Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defense at the BICC (Bangabandhu International […]

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Shakib New Brand Ambassador of Grameenphone

Ace all-rounder cricketer, Shakib Al Hasan, has joined forces with Grameenphone as the Brand Ambassador. Shakib will work together with Grameenphone to inpsire and build an empowered digital society. On this occasion, Yasir Azman, Deputy CEO and CMO of Grameenphone, said, “Shakib Al Hasan has long established himself as a reliable cricketer and a national […]

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