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Premier thanks KSA for allowing Bangladeshi's to change jobs
Unb, Dhaka

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday extended her sincere thanks to the Saudi Arabian government for allowing nearly nine lakh Bangladeshi workers there to change their work permits and professions.
She said the unique decision would help remove the plights of Bangladeshi workers in Saudi Arabia.


Mozena goes home to discuss Bangladesh
Diplomatic Correspondent

US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan Mozena left for the United States last night for a month-long visit for consultations with the government, Congress and others on Bangladesh-America issues.
Mozena will attend the US Department of State's Global Chiefs of Mission Conference in Washington, DC, said a US embassy press release yesterday.
He will also visit New York, Texas and California to continue his outreach to the Bangladeshi-American diaspora.


Mahathir to join UITS convocation
Staff Correspondent, Ctg

Former Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad will join the convocation of the University of Information, Technology and Sciences in Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on March 15.
The university chancellor and Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will preside over the convocation ceremony.


Woman found dead in capital
Staff correspondent

A woman was found dead in her Sabujbagh house of the capital yesterday. The deceased was Morjina, 22.
Police, however, are yet to confirm the cause behind the death. They got a call from Morjina's aunt, who went to her house to visit her and found her dead on the bed, said Sabujbagh police Sub-inspector Kartik Chandra Biswas. Following the incident, Morjina's husband is on the run, he said.


New committee of Gulshan Society takes charge  
Staff Correspondent

The newly-elected biennial executive committee of Gulshan Society took over responsibilities with former chief election commissioner ATM Shamsul Huda as its president. Gulshan resident Delwar H Dulal was elected general secretary.

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