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  • No more industries on arable land: PM

    Noting that Bangladesh will go for industrilisation without bypassing the agriculture as the country’s development is largely depended on it, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her stance on not allowing industries on arable lands.

  • PM receives three int’l awards

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives three awards given by international organizations for Bangladesh’s outstanding success in the ICT sector.

  • Abrar Killing: Hasina for quick disposal of case

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she has directed the law minister to look for a way to dispose of the Abrar Fahad murder case quickly. She said this to Abrar’s family members when they met her at the Gono Bhaban yesterday.

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    PM to brief media Wednesday

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference on Wednesday to brief media about the outcome of her just-concluded visit to New York and India.

  • Enjoying festivals together is best achievement of Bangladesh: PM

    Mentioning that the government has been able to create a conducive atmosphere for all to celebrate religious festivals with due dignity and freedom, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says it is the best achievement of Bangladesh as all people irrespective of their religions are celebrating the festivals together.

  • Focus on connectivity, bilateral trade

    With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi set to hold talks in New Delhi today, India yesterday said the two countries were discussing steps to take the bilateral relations to the next level.

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    Bangladesh knows to transform challenges into opportunities: PM

    Asserting that Bangladesh knows how to transform challenges into opportunities, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the global investors to invest in Bangladesh’s education, light engineering, electronics, the automotive industry and artificial intelligence beyond the conventional menu since the country can be a connecting landmass to a combined market of nearly 3 billion people.

  • PM urges India not to abruptly stop commodity export

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges India to inform the Bangladesh beforehand if it takes any decision to stop the export of essential commodities like onion to Bangladesh in future causing a market debacle in the next door neighbour.

  • Make Myanmar take back the Rohingyas

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the world must take all measures to force Myanmar to create conditions enabling safe, dignified and voluntary return of Rohingyas to their ancestral home.

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    PM to place 4-point proposal at UN to solve Rohingya crisis

    Putting emphasis on a long-term solution to the protracted Rohingya crisis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said she is going to place a four-point proposal at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to this end.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in United Nations Visit

    PM urges all nations to meet climate pledges

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon all the nations to meet their commitments to reducing carbon emissions and financing the initiatives of the climate vulnerable countries.

  • Forge collaboration for universal health coverage: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New York puts emphasis on forging regional and global collaborations among countries to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

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    PM off to New York to attend 74th UNGA

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for New York via Abu Dhabi on an eight-day official visit to the USA to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

  • Rohingya Refugee Issue

    Rohingyas, a big burden for Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Myanmar should take the displaced Rohingyas back as they have emerged as a big burden for Bangladesh.

  • Dutch magazine runs cover story on Sheikh Hasina

    The prestigious Diplomat Magazine of the Netherlands has unveiled its latest edition with a cover story featuring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina titled “Sheikh Hasina: The Mother of Humanity”.

  • Bangladesh businessmen

    PM urges BGMEA leaders to be watchful against propaganda

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the country’s businesspersons to stay alert against the propaganda now being carried out against the government as this is ultimately affecting the businesses.

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    PM receives treatment like a general patient

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives treatment like a general patient from the National Institute of Ophthalmology and Hospital at Agargaon in Dhaka.

  • Protect migrants from middlemen

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities to be careful so that migrants do not end up being cheated by the middlemen.

  • Biman dreams big with third Dreamliner

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the induction of the third Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner into the Biman fleet would enhance its capacity to operate flights to new destinations.

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    Govt has no mentality to torture people in custody: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her government is never led by any intention to expose people to torture in custody as she was interviewed by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London.

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    Govt plans to introduce electric, high-speed trains: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government has a plan to introduce electric and high-speed trains in the country to make the railway services better and faster.

  • Hasina-Lee talks tomorrow

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her South Korean counterpart Lee Nak-yon are set to hold a bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) here tomorrow.

  • AL is not neglecting people

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Awami League government is not running the country by neglecting the people, rather it is working for their welfare by staying beside them in their good and bad times.

  • Work to retain developing country status: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasises strengthening political and organisational power apart from the people's support to retain the recognition of developing country status.

  • PM slams those opposing gas price hike

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said those who are criticising the gas price hike have failed to understand the reality and didn’t see the development works carried out by the government.

  • Cabinet Reshuffle: 1 new face, one to get promoted

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to reshuffle her cabinet for a second time by promoting a state minister to minister and inducting a new face into the incumbent 47-member council of ministers tomorrow.

  • ‘Cox’s Bazar ecological balance under threat for Rohingyas’

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the environmental balance of Cox's Bazar is under threat as settlements are being established there for Rohingyas clearing hills and forests.

  • prevent sexual violence

    Males should come forward to prevent sexual violence: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her government’s firm stance against sexual violence including rape and called upon males of the country to be more vocal, preventing the epidemic of such incidents in the society.

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    People should accept gas price hike: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says people should accept the gas price hike for the sake of the country's economic progress as the government has to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) at a higher cost.

  • PM slams US congressman for proposal to attach Rakhine with Bangladesh

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina strongly criticises the US congressman for his proposal to attach Myanmar’s Rakhine State with Bangladesh to resolve the Rohingya crisis.

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