Daily Archives: January 29, 2015

BANGLADESH 2ND IN GDP GROWTH BY 2019

BANGLADESH 2ND IN GDP GROWTH BY 2019  Tribune Online Report As per the report, Bangladesh will rank 2nd in the top 10 of growth rate with 7% GDP while Iraq will top the list with 9.2% GDP in 2019 Bangladesh … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

‘LET US REJECT WAR AND WORK FOR PEACE’: PM AT UN HEADQUARTERS

‘LET US REJECT WAR AND WORK FOR PEACE’: PM AT UN HEADQUARTERS Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today appealed to the world leaders to take effective steps to stop wars and conflicts across the world. “Let us reject war and work … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, BENGALI NATIONALISM, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, HISTORY OF BENGAL, SHEIKH HASINA, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS | Tagged , | Leave a comment

‘RUSSIAN ORBITAL SLOT TO BE HIRED’ FOR BANGABANDHU SATELLITE

‘RUSSIAN ORBITAL SLOT TO BE HIRED’ FOR BANGABANDHU SATELLITE The government has decided to procure 119.2 east longitude orbital slot from Russian company Intersputnik to launch the country’s first ever satellite, Bangabandhu Satellite-1. The cabinet committee on economic affairs yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

THE RUSSIA-BANGLADESH RELATIONSHIP

THE RUSSIA-BANGLADESH RELATIONSHIP  Alexander A Nikolaev Co-operation between Russia and Bangladesh has always been comprehensive as it covers a wide range of spheres from politics to culture Russia and Bangladesh started developing friendly ties in the 1970s It gives me … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, AGRICULTURE, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Tagged | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH AND RUSSIA STRENGTHEN TIES

BANGLADESH AND RUSSIA STRENGTHEN TIES Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed their hopes for stronger socio-economic ties in the days to come. Both leaders coined their views while having talks during a gala dinner hosted by … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

JAPAN-BANGLA PARTNERSHIP TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH SHINZO ABE’S VISIT

JAPAN-BANGLA PARTNERSHIP TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH SHINZO ABE’S VISIT The Prime Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe came to Bangladesh on an official tour from September 6 to 7 at the invitation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. During the … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES, UNITED NATIONS | Tagged | Leave a comment

CHINA – BANGLADESH FRIENDSHIP ELEVATED TO ‘STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP’

CHINA – BANGLADESH FRIENDSHIP ELEVATED TO ‘STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP’ The Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina recently concluded a six-day official visit to China at the invitation of her Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang. This is Sheikh Hasina’s third visit to … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BACK METRO RAIL WITH BUS LANES

BACK METRO RAIL WITH BUS LANES  Tribune Editorial An integrated approach to public transport is needed to reduce congestion We welcome the passage of the amended Metro Rail Bill on Monday. By progressing the building of this key JICA-supported project, … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH MARCHES TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOLAR NATION

BANGLADESH MARCHES TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOLAR NATION Residents of Islampur, a remote village under the northern district of Naogaon, were stunned one night last summer when the darkness was suddenly illuminated by electric lights coming from a village home. … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CLIMATE - Global Warming Challenge, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BANGABANDHU SATELLITE, 2ND SUBMARINE CABLE TO BRING IT AT DOORSTEP

BANGABANDHU SATELLITE, 2ND SUBMARINE CABLE TO BRING IT AT DOORSTEP DHAKA: Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said the government has taken initiative to connect the country with second submarine cable and to lunch Bangabandhu satellite for infrastructure development of … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, ENERGY - NATURAL RESOURCES, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY | Leave a comment

WORKS IN SYLHET HI-TECH PARK IN THE OFFING

WORKS IN SYLHET HI-TECH PARK IN THE OFFING  Our Correspondent, Sylhet World Bank has recently scrutinised the environmental impact The construction works of Sylhet Hi-Tech Park is going to start soon as its financier World Bank has recently scrutinised the … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES | Leave a comment

ACCESS, INFRASTRUCTURE AND INDUSTRY FOR ICT: CARVING THE FUTURE

ACCESS, INFRASTRUCTURE AND INDUSTRY FOR ICT: CARVING THE FUTURE Introduction Bangladesh, as a country with a vast population, is full of potentials. Information Technology is the key to utilize those potentials. The developed countries are stepping forward equally with the … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH-SRI LANKA TRADE AND INVESTMENT TIES MAKE MAJOR STRIDES

BANGLADESH-SRI LANKA TRADE AND INVESTMENT TIES MAKE MAJOR STRIDES THE last four years has seen a dramatic change in economic ties between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The bilateral trade between the two countries exceeded US$ 100 million for the first … Continue reading

Posted in CURRENT ISSUES | Tagged | Leave a comment

MUHITH: BANGLADESH WILL BE FREE OF POVERTY BY 2018

MUHITH: BANGLADESH WILL BE FREE OF POVERTY BY 2018 Muhammad Zahidul Islam The BNP-led alliance’s hartal and blockade programmes were the main obstacles to the uplifting of the GDP growth to 7% Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said Bangladesh would … Continue reading

Posted in BARRISTER HARUN UR RASHID, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH RAPIDLY OVERCOMING CURSE OF POVERTY

BANGLADESH RAPIDLY OVERCOMING CURSE OF POVERTY According to the latest data released by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in the last decade or so, in particular in the last five years, in reducing poverty and extreme … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, AGRICULTURE, CHALLENGES, CLIMATE - Global Warming Challenge, CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AMERICA PIVOTS SOUTH, TO INDIA COULD BANGLADESH BE NEXT?

AMERICA PIVOTS SOUTH, TO INDIA COULD BANGLADESH BE NEXT? Curtis S. Chin and Jose B. Collazo BANGLADESH might not yet be on his agenda, but a much anticipated return visit to India earlier this week by US President Barack Obama … Continue reading

Posted in CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, DEFENCE & SECURITY, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GROWTH & TARGET, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY | Leave a comment

HASINA AMONG TOP FORBES POWERFUL WOMEN

HASINA AMONG TOP FORBES POWERFUL WOMEN The Prime Minister, and also the ruling party chief, Sheikh Hasina, has been placed in theForbes’s list of the world’s most powerful women. She ranked 47 in the list published by the magazine on … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, SHEIKH HASINA, STRATEGY & POLICY | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

2014: YEAR OF SHEIKH HASINA ON THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA

2014: YEAR OF SHEIKH HASINA ON THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA Right after Awami League formed government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in January 2014, in a manifestation of unanimous support, world leaders and chiefs of different regional blocs … Continue reading

Posted in ACHIEVEMENTS - SUCCESS, CHALLENGES, CURRENT ISSUES, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK, GROWTH & TARGET, INDUSTRIES, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, TRADE BODIES | Tagged , | Leave a comment

BANGLADESH IN 2014: ECONOMY, INFRASTRUCTURE & POWER

BANGLADESH IN 2014: ECONOMY, INFRASTRUCTURE & POWER In January 2014, Bangladesh Awami League was elected to state power for the second consecutive time since 2009. This time, the government aimed to fulfill the pledges made in its 2014 election manifesto … Continue reading

Posted in CURRENT ISSUES, ECONOMY, FOREIGN RELATIONS & POLICY, INDUSTRIES, REGIONAL COOPERATION, Regional Policy, STRATEGY & POLICY, TRADE BODIES | Leave a comment