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  • President Abdul Hamid

    Engage children in cultural practices, president to guardians

    President Abdul Hamid calls upon the guardians to inspire their children to engage in cultural practices alongside their academic activities.

  • Imran Ahmed appointed as minister

    Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid appoints Imran Ahmed, Awami League lawmaker of Sylhet-4 constituency, as minister and Begum Fazilatun Nessa, woman MP from reserved seat-23, as state minister.

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    Don’t cheat people in name of hajj business: President

    Inaugurating the Hajj programme-2019 at Ashkona Hajj Camp in Dhaka today, President Abdul Hamid asks the Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) not to cheat people in the name of hajj business.

  • President seeks CICA support to repatriate Rohingyas

    President M Abdul Hamid has solicited support and cooperation from Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) partners to repatriate the forcibly displaced Rohingya people to their ancestral homeland in Myanmar with safety and dignity.

  • Rohingya Issue: Modi pledges continued support for Bangladesh

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday assured that New Delhi’s cooperation in resolving the protracted Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh would continue as President Abdul Hamid met him at Hyderabad House.

  • President, PM pay tributes to martyred intellectuals

    President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay rich tributes to the martyred intellectuals by placing wreaths at Mirpur mausoleum in Dhaka on the occasion of Martyred Intellectuals Day.

  • Meeting on Nov 4 to fix polls schedule

    The Election Commission would hold a meeting on November 4 to fix the schedule for the upcoming national election, said Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday after meeting the president.

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    President promulgates RPO change ordinance

    President Abdul Hamid promulgates the ordinance of the amendment to the Representation of the People Order (RPO) with provision of using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections.

  • 5 Deputy attorney generals exempted

    5 DAGs relieved from service

    President Abdul Hamid cancelled appointments of five deputy attorney generals (DAGs) and relieved them from service on grounds of

  • President approves Digital Security Act

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday signed the Digital Security Bill into law amid widespread criticism that it curbs freedom of speech and expression and media freedom guaranteed by the constitution. President's Press Secretary Joynal Abedin confirmed this to The Daily Star yesterday afternoon.

  • Leave politics to politicians

    resident Abdul Hamid yesterday urged all political parties to promote those who have an early orientation in politics, as it is not right to become a politician overnight, reports UNB.

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    Digital Security Bill sent to president

    The much-debated Digital Security Bill 2018 was sent to the office of President Abdul Hamid yesterday for his assent, said sources at the Parliament Secretariat and the Bangabhaban.

  • Bangladesh Parliament

    Last parliament session likely on Oct 21

    The current parliament will have its final session on October 21.

  • President, PM condole death of Kofi Annan

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina express condolence at the death of Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations (UN) and a Nobel Peace laureate.

  • Take care so that each people can enjoy Eid festivity: President

    President M Abdul Hamid urges all so that each people in the society can enjoy the festivity of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest religious festival of the Muslims.

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    Enhance technical expertise

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday stressed the need for enhancing IT and technical expertise of Bangladeshi peacekeepers to compete with those from other countries.

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    Bangabandhu-1 will end dependency on foreign satellites: President

    President M Abdul Hamid says the Bangabandhu-1 satellite will enable Bangladesh achieve self-sufficiency in the field of broadcast and telecommunication ending dependency on foreign satellites.

  • Act now to ensure peace for Rohingyas

    President Abdul Hamid yesterday called upon the OIC members to take immediate action to ensure a peaceful life of Rohingyas with justified rights.

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    President calls for OIC action to ensure just right of Rohingyas

    President Abdul Hamid calls upon the OIC members to take action 'right now' to ensure a peaceful life with the justified right of Rohingya people.

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    President Hamid made a unique record

    President Abdul Hamid made a unique record in the history of Bangladesh by swearing in as the head of the state for second consecutive term yesterday.