Good morning. If you’re waking to a horde of texts from last night — like General Secretary Obaidul Quader who complained about receiving night calls from Bangladesh Chhatra League — then catching up with the news can seem cumbersome. So, here are five quick things to know to start your day up-to-date.
In anticipation of a crisis in 2023, the government is now focusing on precautionary measures like increasing food production, boosting investment and remittance, and lowering import costs.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given directives to the respective ministry to clarify once again the reason behind the fuel price hike.
The country’s people aged 18 to 50 years would be eligible for the universal pension scheme, to be introduced by the government after becoming 60 years old.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given directives to take immediate action against rice hoarders.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina thanked her cabinet colleagues for their cooperation during the last cabinet meeting of the incumbent government yesterday.
The cabinet approves a proposal for signing the "Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons", a legally binding instrument of the United Nations for nuclear disarmament.
Cabinet approves draft of new BSTI law proposing two-year jail and fine of Tk one lakh for producing and marketing goods without BSTI license.
Foreigners will have to invest a total of US$1 million in Bangladesh or transfer a total amount of $2 million from their country to Bangladesh to avail citizenship here.
The cabinet approves the draft of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Act 2016 to make the immigration procedure easier and hassle free.
The cabinet approves draft laws for converting Gazipur and Rangpur police to metropolitan police. Bijoy Bhattacharya, additional secretary to the cabinet division, says the decision was made to provide legal services to the doorsteps of the people.
Bridges Division apprises of the cabinet about its minister Obaidul Quader’s recent visit to China to sign a deal with China Communications Construction Company Limited to build a tunnel under Karnaphuli rive in Chittagong.
The government has decided to allow the public servants, who belong to ethnic minority groups, to take optional leave for two days to celebrate traditional festivals before and after the Pahela Baishakh.