State Minister

Facebook to reply within 48hrs of filing complaint

Facebook authorities gave assurance that they will respond to every complaint filed by the Bangladesh government and reply within 48 hours what measures they have taken, said State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Nuruzzaman now state minister for social welfare

The government changes the portfolio of state minister for Food Nuruzzaman Ahmed as state minister for social welfare. The cabinet division issues a notification in this regard.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Facebook to reply within 48hrs of filing complaint

Facebook authorities gave assurance that they will respond to every complaint filed by the Bangladesh government and reply within 48 hours what measures they have taken, said State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

No untoward incident took place due to curbs on social media: Tarana

State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim claims that no untoward incident took place in the country over the execution of two war criminals due to restrictions on the Facebook and other social networking sites.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Amnesty statement unacceptable: Shahriar

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam remarks most of the contents of Amnesty International statement published on October 27, regarding the trial of the two condemned war criminal – Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, are unacceptable.

June 28, 2015
June 28, 2015

Current gas reserve to last 16 yrs

With measured use, the country’s current gas reserve will last for about the next 16 years, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power says in the parliament.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

Govt to bring back trafficking victims: Kamal

The government will bring back Bangladeshi human trafficking victims after coordinating with the countries concerned, said State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal.