AL Leader Sheikh Hasina

May 3, 2018
May 3, 2018

Can't force any party to join election: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said it was up to a political party to decide whether it would participate in an election. “I cannot impose my decision on any party... I cannot say to any party that you have to participate in the election,” she said at a press conference at the Gono Bhaban.

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Australia to help resolve Rohingya crisis

Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull yesterday assured his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina of continuing support to Bangladesh for resolving the Rohingya crisis.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

PM to begin 9-day visit to KSA, UK on Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will embark on a nine-day visit to Saudi Arabia and the UK from Sunday. She will witness a grand military

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

No tickets for rebel backers

Ministers and lawmakers of ruling Awami League, who had backed AL rebels in local government elections, will not get party tickets in the upcoming general elections, said AL President Sheikh Hasina.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

BNP's return to power means destruction

Seeking vote for the Awami League in the next general elections, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said BNP's

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Hasina slams Khaleda, sons

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday came down hard on BNP chief Khaleda Zia and her two sons for

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

No going back to post-75 darkness: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged all to stay alert so that the country was not plunged into the dark era of post-1975.

October 29, 2017
October 29, 2017

Attempt to kill Hasina: 11 jailed for 20 years

A Dhaka court sentences 11 Freedom Party members to 20 years’ imprisonment for their attempt to kill present Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in August 1989.

October 2, 2017
October 2, 2017

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.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

UN Secretary General's call

We are heartened by the UN Secretary General's categorical condemnation of what he has termed a "humanitarian nightmare" referring to the unbelievable trauma experienced by Rohingyas who have fled to Bangladesh to escape indescribable violence.