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PM to join Saudi-led military drill’s concluding ceremony today

PM to join Saudi-led military drill’s concluding ceremony today

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to join today the concluding ceremony of a Saudi-led joint grand military exercise named “Gulf Shield-1″ in the kingdom’s eastern province of Al-Jubail. She will attend the function at the invitation of Saudi King and the custodian of the two holy mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as the parades


PM flies to KSA, UK Sunday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here on Sunday on an eight-day official visit to Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom. A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying the Prime Minister and members of her entourage will leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here for Dammam in Saudi Arabia in the afternoon on Sunday. The flight is scheduled


Trump admin wishes joyous Pahela Boishakh

The Trump administration greeted Bengalis across the world on the occasion of Pahela Boishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year. “On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I wish Bengalis everywhere a joyous new year”, Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan said in a statement issued in Washington on Thursday. In the statement, he said the


Over 15000 people join Dhaka cleaning campaign to set Guinness World Record

Over 15000 people joined a cleaning campaign in the city arranged by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) aiming to set a new Guinness World Record. DSCC Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon inaugurated the campaign ‘Dettol Porichchonno Dhaka” powered by GTV and supported by Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) at Golap Shah mazar point of Gulistan. Mayor Khokon


Erdogan, Trump speak about Syria in phone call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump discussed the crisis in Syria during a telephone conversation late on Wednesday, officials said. Erdogan and Trump “exchanged views on the latest developments in Syria,” a Turkish presidential source said, without providing further details. The White House later confirmed the call and issued a brief


Khaleda has problems on shoulder, hand, hip bones: Medical board

The medical board formed by the government for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s treatment on Tuesday said Khaleda has problems on her shoulder, hand and hip bones. “However, her blood reports were found normal,” Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Professor Dr Shamsuzzaman Sheheen, head of the four-member medical team, told reporters in the noon. The x-ray