Lack of action to bring down prices of food is especially concerning
Another hike in electricity prices means further suffering for the public
All studies done by international and national agencies are in agreement that Bangladesh still has a significant amount of undiscovered gas under the ground.
Speaking to us about this issue is Anu Muhammad, professor of economics at Jahangirnagar University.
State Minister for Power, Energy, And Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today (August 14, 2022) said there has been no shortage of efforts to use Bangladesh’s own gas resources.
BNP will announce tougher programmes if the government increases prices of gas and electricity, the party’s Senior Joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed says.
Police foil two leftist parties’ attempt to lay siege to the Secretariat, protesting the government’s decision to increase gas and electricity prices.
There has been a growing public opinion building into crescendo demanding that the government reconsider energy regulatory commission's decision to raise gas and power tariff by 26.29 percent and 2.93 percent, respectively.