Bangladesh PM Hasina’s 37-member new cabinet announced

A 37-member new cabinet of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was announced on Wednesday night. Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain told a press conference that the cabinet included Prime Minister Hasina, 25 cabinet ministers and 11 ministers of state, reports Xinhua. According to the cabinet secretary, Hasina has inducted 14 new faces into her new cabinet. […]

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Pakistan high commissioner presents credentials to Bangladesh president

High Commissioner for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Bangladesh, H.E Syed Ahmed Maroof today presented his credentials to the Honourable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Mr. Mohammed Shahabuddin, in an elegant ceremony held at the Presidential Palace Bangabhaban. While presenting credentials, High Commissioner Syed Ahmed Maroof conveyed to the President the greetings […]

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Bangladesh: IRC study reveals a staggering 39% surge in child marriage due to climate change

A recent assessment by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) reveals a dramatic increase in child marriage within Bangladesh’s highly disaster-prone and climate-vulnerable coastal regions, particularly in Bhola and Shatkhira. The study reveals a staggering 39% surge in child marriage after climate-induced disasters, and the IRC is calling for increased and sustainable funding for climate change and the […]

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Russia-Ukraine conflict and Cuba

by Bui Minh Long Unlike Cuba, Ukraine has different geopolitical and historical contexts that shape its foreign policy. On October 6, 1973 the Egyptian and Syrian armies launched an attack on Israel, from the north and the south. The US began intensive diplomatic efforts to secure an agreements between Israel, Syria and Egypt, and offered […]

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Bangladesh and its Partners are Launching the Bangladesh Climate and Development Platform to Leverage Adaptation and Mitigation Investments

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ( AIIB), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the European Union and the European Investment Bank (EIB), as part of Team Europe, the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Government of South Korea, Japan International Cooperation […]

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Pakistani Stall Captivates Visitors at Dhaka International Charity Bazaar

The Pakistani Stall established by Pakistan High Commission, Dhaka at the International Charity Bazaar, emerged as a major attraction, drawing enthusiastic visitors and members of the diplomatic community. The International Charity Bazaar, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh in Dhaka, witnessed participation of dozens of diplomatic missions and organizations. The meticulously curated […]

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VEON and Summit Reach USD 100m Deal for Partial Sale of Bangladesh Towers Portfolio

VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Banglalink has entered into an agreement to sell part of its tower portfolio in Bangladesh to Summit Towers Limited for BDT 11 billion – equivalent of roughly USD 100 million. […]

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FAO Distributes Dairy Equipment to Small Dairy Farmers Group in Dhaka  

FAO Distributes Dairy Equipment to Small Dairy Farmers Group in Dhaka 12 November 2023, Dhaka — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) distributed dairy equipment to the small dairy farmers groups inside Dhaka North City Corporation yesterday. This initiative aims to improve their dairy processing capacity and ensure consumers in low-income urban areas to […]

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Jin Air keen to operate schedule direct flights between Bangladesh, South Kore

বিশ্বের অন্যতম  জনপ্রিয় এয়ারলাইন্স- Jin Air has shown keen interest to enhance its flight operation with regular direct schedule flights between Bangladesh and South Korea as the carrier has already operated 121 direct chartered flights between Dhaka and Incheon in last three years. The Airline which is a subsidiary of the national carrier Korean Air group has already […]

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