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Bangladesh needs no UN help for holding elections: Hasan Mahmud

Information minister Hasan Mahmud on Monday said Bangladesh needs no assistance from the United Nations (UN) to arrange elections since the country’s election commission (EC) is capable enough to ...

Information minister Hasan Mahmud.

Tough road ahead for Taliban

Taliban have achieved victory through military means and they have a firm grip over the power but the path ahead is full of big challenges

Taliban forces patrol in front of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2 September 2021

PM reaches New York to attend 76th UNGA

The prime minister will deliver her speech in Bangla like the previous years following the footprint of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who had delivered his historic speech at ...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina addresses the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, USA

PM leaves Finland en route to New York to attend the UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday left Finland for USA to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

PM leaves Finland en route to New York to attend the UNGA

Bangladesh's letters to UN

Objections to India's coastal baseline

India's coastal baseline point 89 is around 2.3 miles within Bangladesh's maritime boundary. This is a cause for concern for Bangladesh

Objections to India's coastal baseline

UN General Assembly

Vaccine equity, Rohingya, climate change on top of PM Hasina’s agenda

The prime minister will highlight Bangladesh’s impressive development journey, inclusive economic development, and success in the health sector, said the foreign minister

Vaccine equity, Rohingya, climate change on top of PM Hasina’s agenda

PM Hasina leaves Dhaka for USA to join 76th UNGA

On the sidelines of the UNGA in New York, Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka on 17 September 2021

‘A fantasy’ to think UN can fix Afghanistan: Guterres

Guterres said he supports efforts to convince the Taliban to form a more inclusive government than when it ruled 20 years ago

‘A fantasy’ to think UN can fix Afghanistan: Guterres

PM Hasina set for her first foreign trip since pandemic

Foreign minister Momen will formally brief the media on the prime minister’s visit at the ministry of foreign affairs at 3:00pm on Thursday

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

'Rising sea-level to submerge around 17pc of Bangladesh by 2050'

Around 17 per cent of Bangladesh will be submerged by rising sea-levels by 2050, depriving 20 million people of their homes

'Rising sea-level to submerge around 17pc of Bangladesh by 2050'
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