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  • Corruption in Bangladesh

    Graft case: BIWTA official gets 7yrs in jail

    A special judge court hands down seven years rigorous punishment to assistant account officer of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Abdus Salam Khan for misappropriating about Tk 20.59 crore of BIWTA’s provident fund.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Won’t stand corruption

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil on corruption so that this menace does not affect the country’s development in any way.

  • Prime minister Sheikh Hasina warns against Corruption in Bangladesh

    Won’t tolerate corruption, warns PM

    Reaffirming that corruption will not be tolerated, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the top government officials to keep more vigil against corruption so that this menace does not affect the country's development in any way.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Hasina warns against graft at field-level administration

    Reaffirming her government's tough stance against corruption, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday directed the public administration ministry to issue a strong warning against graft by field-level administrations.

  • Corruption highest in law enforcement

    Law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt among 18 departments and sectors in providing services to households last year, says a survey report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

  • ‘People think ACC doesn’t work against graft’

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud says people do not want to believe that his organisation works against corruption.

  • GDP posts 2-3pc less growth for graft: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the country’s GDP posts 2-3 percent less growth due to widespread corruption.

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