Ansar Ahmed Ullah

February 5, 2022
February 5, 2022

UK will continue to stand by Bangladesh: Lord Ahmed

“The United Kingdom has stood by Bangladesh for the past 50 years through good times and bad times and will continue to remain its trusted friend and partner also in the next 50 years”, said UK FCDO Minister for South and Central Asia Lord Ahmad.

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022
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London’s Tower Hamlets to name buildings after Bengali heroes

Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs has announced name proposals for four more Council buildings across the borough after local community heroes of the past.

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

‘Bangabandhu-Edward Heath Friendship Award' launched in the UK

Bangladesh High Commission, London on January 11 commemorated the 50th anniversary of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's maiden visit to the UK at a high-profile event titled “Bangabandhu in Britain: The Historic 8 January”.

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021
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50 years of Bangladesh celebrated at British Library

The UK based Bengali heritage organisation celebrated Bangladesh’s Victory Day with an event at the British Library on 16 December with an evening of conversation, stories, songs and music from 1971.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Breakthrough: A tale of love and prejudice

Suhail Aziz’s book, Breakthrough (Book Guild, 2020), is a memoir of a British Bengali and his intertwined personal story of love and prejudice. Aziz is best known within the UK Bengali community for his involvement with the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE).

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Pleas unheard, he suffers in silence

This year as Bangladesh celebrates its Golden Jubilee, Bangalee diasporas abroad, including in the UK, too are rejoicing while looking back at the country’s independence movement.

June 5, 2021
June 5, 2021

First ever Bangladesh-UK connectivity hub launched at high commission in London

A virtual IT desk and B2B connectivity hub have been launched in London to connect businesses in the UK with Bangladesh-based IT companies.

April 25, 2021
April 25, 2021

London mayor Sadiq Khan joins 101-year-old Dabirul in his ‘Global Walk Challenge’

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan accompanied 101-year-old Dabirul Islam Choudhury OBE in his bid to lead a global challenge named ‘Walk with Dabirul’ to complete 1.5 million steps.

April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021

London Bhatiali Festival starts on April 29

Celebrating the golden jubilee of Bangladesh's independence, London-based cultural organisation Mukto Arts will hold a five-day Bhatiali music festival. The event, titled "A Week for Bhatiali of Bengal”, will feature essays on Bhatiali's heritage by researchers, Bhatiali songs and social media premiere of a short film, along with live painting and music.

March 27, 2021
March 27, 2021

London Eye lit up in red and green marking 50 years of Bangladesh's independence

The lastminute.com London Eye -- in partnership with the BBPI Foundation -- was lit up in red and green yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence.