European Union (EU)

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

EU stresses need of vibrant civil society, raises rights concerns in Bangladesh

The European Union yesterday (May 20, 2022) stressed that a vibrant civil society is an important component of democracy, raised concerns on human rights situation in Bangladesh – in particular...

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Russia wants gas payments in roubles from April 1

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned "unfriendly" countries, including all EU members, that they would be cut off from Russian gas unless they opened an account in roubles to pay...

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society gets Tk 90.6 lakh from EU to combat flood impacts

In response to severe flooding that submerged parts of Bangladesh in late June, the European Union is providing EUR 100,000 (Tk 90.6 lakh) to Bangladesh Red Crescent Society for early anticipatory...

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

EU announces around Tk 300cr fund for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

The European Union has announced €32 million (around Tk 304 crore) for some one million Rohingyas sheltered in Cox’s Bazar and Bangladeshi host communities, an EU Delegation in Dhaka said in a...

May 26, 2020
May 26, 2020

EU announces 1.1m euro to minimise Bangladesh’s Amphan damages

European Union (EU) has decided to provide 1.1 million euro to Bangladesh for helping recover damages triggered by cyclone Amphan last week.

May 21, 2020
May 21, 2020

Europe mobilising over 334m euro for fight against Covid-19 in Bangladesh

The European Union (EU) has said it is mobilising over 334 million euro [equivalent to around 31 billion BDT] for the fight against Covid-19 and its consequences in Bangladesh.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

EU provides Tk 428 crore to Bangladesh for reforms in education sector

The European Union today transferred EUR 46.125 million (Tk 428 crore) to the Bangladesh government to support key national reforms in the education sector.

April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020

€24m in support from EU to Bangladesh for social security reforms

The European Union (EU) has transferred 24 million euros (Tk 230 crore) to Bangladesh to support key national reforms in social security amid the Covid-19 pandemic, which has put the country’s...

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

PM seeks continued EU support for Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeks continued support of the European Union (EU) to ensure safe and dignified return of the forcibly displaced Rohingya people.

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019

Ensure safety measures in building sector: EU

The European Union (EU) encourages the government of Bangladesh to take policy measures in the economic sectors in Bangladesh, including in the building sector like RMG, to ensure safety at...