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    Govt efforts helped Bangladesh attain criteria to graduate from LDC: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has become eligible to graduate to a developing country from the LDC group after meeting all the three criteria for the first time due to implementation of various development programmes by the government.

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    Nation paying tributes to language movement martyrs

    The supreme sacrifice of the language heroes on this day 66 years back is being remembered as people in thousands are thronging the Central Shaheed Minar at midnight to pay their glowing tributes to the 1952 language martyrs by placing wreaths at the altar of the monument.

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    Gono Bhaban guard hurt in ‘accidental firing’

    A guard of Gono Bhaban, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence, is hurt in what is being explained as “accidental fire in the hands of a colleague”.

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    PM leaves home for Italy

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves country for Rome on a four-day official visit to Italy and Vatican City.

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    PM pays homage to Bangabandhu on Homecoming Day

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of the Homecoming Day of the great leader.

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    PM urges women to discover their own potential

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the country's women to discover their own potential and value defying all the odds and obstacles to stand on their own feet.

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    Shital Pati: PM’s gratitude over Unesco recognition

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today thanked all those involved behind the recent inclusion of traditional art of Shital Pati weaving of Sylhet in the Unesco's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity.

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    PM for boosting connectivity among Asian nations

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina put emphasis on increasing connectivity and cooperation among the Asian nations for the interest of the people of this region.

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    1971 veteran forces’ members will get allowance: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces that the government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War.

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    'Bandhan' between Khulna, Kolkata

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh wanted to cooperate with India and other neighbouring countries for creating a “peace area” in South Asia where everyone would live together as good neighbours and pursue constructive policies for the benefit of all.

  • 'No revenge on Hasina'

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday said she would not indulge in politics of vengeance despite her political arch rival Prime

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    PM Hasina approves Swadhinata Stambha design

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approves the design of the Master Plan of Swadhinata Stambha (Independence Monument, third phase) being constructed at Suhrawardy Uddyan in the capital.

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    Govt working for repatriation of Rohingyas: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is working for repatriation of the Rohingyas who entered Bangladesh to save their lives facing violence by Myanmar Army.

  • Moving from development finance to climate finance

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has declared her intention to make Bangladesh graduate from being a Least Developed Country (LDC) within the next few years and the government has already formally notified the United Nations of this intent.

  • Govt has all arrangements for Rohingyas: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her administration has taken all necessary measures to provide shelter, food and healthcare for distressed Myanmar nationals on humanitarian grounds.

  • We’ve proved, we can: Hasina

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina beamed with exaltation and cheer at the first installation of a span on the country's biggest infrastructure Padma Bridge project and said, 'Yes, we've proved, we can."

  • PM undergoes gallbladder surgery in US

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in the USA, underwent a gallbladder surgery in Washington on Monday night (Washington time).

  • PM invites US investors, promises protection

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites the US entrepreneurs to partner with Bangladesh in investment, trade, share of profits and prosperity to strengthen the friendship between the two countries.

  • 'Addressing climate change means ensuring rights'

    Highlighting four important factors in combating climate change, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the climate change issue needs to be placed within the wider narrative of ensuring peace, stability, prosperity and addressing inequalities across societies.

  • A disaster we made worse

    “Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country due to its geographical location. So, we've to live with the phenomenon with necessary plans to keep the extent of damages and loss of lives to a minimum during any disaster.”

  • Govt takes all steps for rehabilitation of flood victims: PM

    Stating that the government has taken all sorts initiatives for rehabilitation of the flood victims, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the well-off people to stand beside the flood-affected people to mitigate their sufferings.

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    PM for boosting trade with EU countries

    ​Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina puts emphasis on boosting trade and investment between Bangladesh and European Union (EU) member states.

  • No rice crisis in country

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday blamed a vested quarter of dishonest businessmen and sudden flashfloods in the haor regions

  • Hasina urges people to re-elect AL

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon people to give their verdict in favour of Awami League in the upcoming elections to maintain the pace of development.

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    Hasina leaves for Sweden Tuesday

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka for Sweden upon an invitation by her Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. This will be the first ever bilateral visit (June 15-16) by any head of state of Bangladesh to Sweden.

  • Bangladesh leads major Saarc nations in internet access

    Bangladesh has advanced significantly in internet connectivity and effectively led major Saarc nations, with nearly 42.0 percent of total population using internet for various purposes, according to official sources.

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    PM accorded warm reception in Saudi Arabia

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is accorded a warm reception as she arrived Saudi Arabia on a four-day official visit to join the Arab Islamic-American (AIA) Summit at the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

  • BNP’s ‘Vision 2030’ actually AL’s reproduction: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanks BNP for announcing Vision 2030 shunning the path of destructive politics but criticises it for copying Awami League's Vision 2021 and 2041.

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    PM enjoys beauty of Cox’s Bazar beach

    It is not a photo you see every day! Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is seen walking along the sea shore barefoot in Inani of Cox’s Bazar.

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    PM urges owners, workers to work together for industrialisation

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the owners and workers of the industries to always keep in their mind the spirit of the immortal May Day and work together for country's industrialisation.