The government is likely to limit the individual ownership of non-agricultural land to 40 bighas in an attempt to cope with the scarcity of farmland in the country.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has put on India the onus of resolving the issue of water-sharing of common trans-border rivers, including the Teesta.
The Netherlands has written a letter to Dhaka, assuring its strong commitment to the accountability of Myanmar which is accused of genocide against the Rohingya at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Bangladesh will brief diplomats stationed in Dhaka about the latest situation on the Rohingya issue today, as two consecutive efforts to begin the repatriation of the displaced people failed amid their unwillingness and distrust in the Myanmar government.
Bangladesh will take a tougher position over Rohingya issue and global leaders must resolve it quickly to ensure peace and stability in the region, Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen said yesterday, reports UNB.
The Organisation of Islamic Conference has called for launching the case of Myanmar’s human rights violations against the Rohingyas at the International Court of Justice.
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.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it is not her policy to divide any party or do anything that leads to a split in a party.
The UN Security Council yesterday urged the Government of Myanmar to step up its efforts to create conditions conducive to safe, voluntary and dignified return of the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.