The United Kingdom

Dhaka seeks UK support for Rohingya repatriation

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam urges the British government to keep pressure on Myanmar to ensure peaceful and sustainable return of forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals from Bangladesh to their home.

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018

ADB, UK establish fund to improve trade in Asia-Pacific

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of the United Kingdom launch the Asia Regional Trade and Connectivity Fund (ARTCF) from which Bangladesh will be benefited.

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

Dhaka seeks UK support for Rohingya repatriation

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam urges the British government to keep pressure on Myanmar to ensure peaceful and sustainable return of forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals from Bangladesh to their home.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

G20 warns Brexit would be global 'shock'

Finance ministers from the world's leading economies warn of a "shock" to the global economy if the UK leaves the EU.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

Heavy rain and gales as storm hits the UK

Heavy rain and strong winds have hit parts of the UK as the "remnants" of the storm that brought severe blizzards to the US arrives in the country.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

UK development minister in Dhaka

UK International Development Minister Baroness Verma arrives in Dhaka on a three-day visit to discuss with a range of people to support the Bangladesh’s commitment to the new global goals.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

Tony Blair apologises for mistakes made over the Iraq War - and said there were "elements of truth" to claims the war caused the rise of Islamic State.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

UK fears fresh attacks on westerners

The United Kingdom is apprehensive about more attacks on westerners in Bangladesh, saying those could be indiscriminate.