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Foreign minister briefs foreign diplomats on OIC’s CFM

Foreign minister briefs foreign diplomats on OIC’s CFM

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali yesterday briefed the foreign diplomats stationed in Dhaka over the 45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers. The two-day Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will begin in the city on May 5. Heads of all diplomatic missions and international organisations in Dhaka joined the


PM asks Mohila Sramik League leaders to work together

Tribunal Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday directed the leaders of Mohila Sramik League to work together to further strengthen the organisation. The Prime Minister gave the directives while delivering a brief speech at a discussion meeting held at her official residence Ganobhaban marking the 15th foundation anniversary of Mohila Sramik League. Sheikh Hasina


Govt preparing to launch 5G service: Jabbar

Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said the government is taking necessary preparation to launch 5G service in the country. “Government has taken different initiatives to take the ICT sector forward. All the unions and former enclaves across the country will be brought under internet connectivity within this year. Now the biggest challenge


82,473 get primary scholarships

A total of 82,473 students have got scholarships in the Primary Terminal Examinations 2017. Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman announced the list of scholarship recipients at a press conference at his ministry’s conference room at Bangladesh Secretariat on Tuesday morning. The scholarships were given in two categories — talent pool and general —


2-day int’l conference on Rohingya crisis begins at DU

A two-day international conference on ‘Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Towards Sustainable Solutions’ began at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of Dhaka University on Monday. The conference began around 10am with the welcome address delivered by Manzoor Alam, Executive Director of the Centre for Peace and Justice at BRAC University, Chair of ActionAid Bangladesh and Co-convener


US-Bangla plane crash insurance money partly handed over

Sadharan Bima Corporation today handed over US 0.7 million dollars to Sena Kalyan Insurance Company Ltd as part of the insurance money claimed by US-Bangla Airlines for its plane crash incident in Nepal. Chairman of Sadharan Bima Corporation Prof Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam handed over the insurance cheque to Chief Executive Officer of Sena Kalyan Insurance Company