Daily Archives: December 12, 2017


SMEs’ contribution to economy huge: Speaker

SMEs’ contribution to economy huge: Speaker

(UNB) – Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Tuesday said Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are making huge contributions to the national economy. Bangladesh will make huge progress if we can unlock the hidden potentials of the grassroots entrepreneurs with a coordinated initiative, she said while addressing the concluding ceremony of


Putin announces Russian troop withdrawal from Syria during visit

International Desk President Vladimir Putin ordered the partial withdrawal during an unannounced visit to Syria on Monday. Russian support has been crucial in turning the tide of Syria’s civil war in favour of government forces, led by president Bashar al-Assad. Mr Putin made a similar withdrawal announcement last year, but Russian military operations continued. When


‘Bangladesh a role model of sustainable development’

Business Desk Former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr Atiur Rahman observed that the brave people of Bangladesh proved the earlier concern over the country’s economic flourish wrong. “Immediately after independence of Bangladesh, many thought of the country as a ‘bottomless basket case’ or ‘a test case of development’. But the brave people of Bangladesh have