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  • 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.

  • red carpet

    Beijing rolls out red carpet for PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is now on a five-day bilateral official visit to China, reached Beijing, the Chinese capital, after attending inaugural ceremony of the WEF Summer Davos in Dalian, Liaoning Province.

  • Every people will be benefited by the budget: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina describes the proposed budget for FY 2019-20 as people-friendly, development-oriented and balanced one, saying that everyone will be benefitted by the budget as it will help continue the pace of ongoing development.

  • PM orders structural survey of road, rail bridges

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered a countrywide structural survey of rail and road bridges and culverts to find if they need to be repaired.

  • None can destroy AL

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday described Bangladesh Awami League as one of the most “well-organised political parties” in the subcontinent and cited confidence that no-one could destroy the organisation.

  • No one can destroy Awami League: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says no one can destroy Bangladesh Awami League as it is a well-organised political party having numerous achievements during its 70-year history of struggle.

  • Plant saplings at houses, workplaces: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged all to plant and nurture saplings in their respective workplaces and houses with a view to protecting the environment.

  • Pirojpur schoolgirl writes to PM for new school building

    A primary school student from Pirojpur Sadar has written to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for a new school building in replacement of the existing rundown building.

  • Govt introduce health insurance

    Govt to introduce health insurance for all: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina informs the parliament that her government has a plan to bring all citizens under national health insurance coverage for ensuring health service.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    PM’s China Visit: $2.37b loan deals likely for power sector

    Dhaka will sign two agreements with Beijing to borrow $2.37 billion for two power projects during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s four-day China visit from July 1, finance ministry officials said yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM off to Japan

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka for Tokyo on her 12-day tri-nation tour with Japan being her first destination to be followed by Saudi Arabia and Finland.

  • Make Joyeeta Foundation economically stronger: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the authorities concerned to enhance the financial capacity of the Joyeeta Foundation as a specialised organisation.

  • PM phones Modi, greets on his party’s landslide poll victory

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls Indian Premier Narendra Modi and extended heartiest congratulations to him on his party’s landslide victory in the Indian general elections.

  • PM vows to continue drives against terrorism, graft

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the drives against terrorism, militancy, corruption and drug will continue, reiterating her government’s firm stance against these social menaces as she hosted an iftar for professionals and civil society figures.

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