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Sheikh Hasina meets Japanese minister in Dhaka, urges international community to persuade Myanmar to take back Rohingyas

Dhaka, Aug 8 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina renewed her call to the international community, including Japan, to persuade Myanmar to take back Rohingyas who have crossed the border to enter her nation.

Bangladesh: World Heritage Site threatened by ‘heedless industrialisation’ - UN expert

New York, Aug 1 (IBNS): The Sundarbans forest, a which is the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world and home to several endangered species, is being threatened by “heedless industrialization”, according to a UN rights expert, who on Tuesday, called on the Government of Bangladesh to halt the process.

5G is Awami League's poll promise: Joy tells people of Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 25 (IBNS): Sajeeb Wazed Joy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ICT affairs adviser, on Wednesday said Bangladesh is going to be one of the first nations in the world to deploy fifth generation mobile technology.

UN chief applauds Bangladesh for ‘opening borders’ to Rohingya refugees in need

New York, July 2 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has applauded Bangladesh for giving a safe haven to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from their homes in Myanmar by systematic and widespread violence.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau invites Sheikh Hasina for G7 Special Session

Ottawa/Dhaka, June 3 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina to attend a session of the G7 Summit. 

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina urges OIC member nations to stand beside Rohingyas

Dhaka, May 5 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged  Organisation of Islamic Cooperation members to stand beside Rohingya people who have been forced to leave Myanmar last year.

Sheikh Hasina urges China, Russia, India, Japan to play major role in solving Rohingya crisis

Dhaka, Apr 30 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she is expecting countries like India,China, Russia and Japan to play a major role in solving the Rohingya crisis.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to receive Global Women’s Leadership Award

Dhaka, Apr 24 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be honoured with the Global Women’s Leadership Award for her contribution in advancing women education and women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, Asia and Asia-pacific region, media reports said.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina features in Times 100 most influential list

Dhaka, Apr 20 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has featured in Times 100 most influential list, in which several other global leaders have found a place.

Sheikh Hasina visits hospital to meet Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

Dhaka, Mar 5 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday visited a hospital in Dhaka to meet knife-attack victim writer Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

BNP sends legal notice to PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, Dec 20 (IBNS): Alleging that the Prime Minister made false claims against their leader Khaleda Zia, Bangladesh's opposition party BNP has sent legal notice to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Bangladesh govt rejects reports on plot to kill PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, Sept 24 (IBNS): The Bangladesh government has rejected some media reports which claimed that attempt to assassin Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was made recently.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets Rohingya refugees

Dhaka, Sept 12 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday met Rohingya refugees who have currently fled Myanmar to take refuge in the neighbouring nation.

Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh this year

Dhaka, Aug 28 (IBNS): Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church will visit Bangladesh later this year, officials said.