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    Pursuing independent foreign policy stressed

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on March 05, 2019

    Bangladesh government should pursue an independent foreign policy for taking pragmatic decisions on foreign affairs in general and Indo-Pacific Strategy in particular, experts said in...

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    Bureaucratic hurdles to be streamlined for foreign investors: FM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:21am on March 05, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said that the foreign affairs ministry would remain engaged to facilitate win-win proposals and help streamline bureaucratic hurdles for foreign...

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    PM seeks investment from expats in food processing sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:45pm on March 04, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought investment in different sectors, particularly in food processing, from the expatriate Bangladeshis who lived in Britain.‘We always welcome...

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    Guidelines in place for sending technical interns to Japan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:58am on March 04, 2019

    The guidelines for the selection of organizations for sending technical interns to Japan has been put in place by the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and...

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    Migrant workers’ suicide in Bahrain worries Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:56am on March 04, 2019

    As migrant workers from Bangladesh among expatriates were increasingly committing suicide in Bahrain, Bangladesh embassy in Manama has started training its migrant workers in yoga...

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    WB okays $100m loan to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 05:43pm on March 03, 2019

    World Bank has approved a $100 million credit for improving fiscal forecasting, and public budget preparation and execution. The Strengthening Public Financial Management Programme to...

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    BGB hands over Myanmar army member

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 02:28pm on March 03, 2019

    Border Guard Bangladesh on Sunday handed over a member of Border Guard Police of Myanmar, who was detained for trespassing into Bangladesh through Naikhongchari frontier...

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    Accountability essential for combating impunity in Myanmar: UN envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on March 03, 2019

    UN secretary-general’s special ambassador in Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener said that accountability was essential for combating impunity and genuine reconciliation in Myanmar....

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    World Bank okays $185m for renewable energy in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:48am on March 03, 2019

    The World Bank approved $185 million to add up to 310 megawatts in renewable energy generation capacity in Bangladesh and mobilise private sector participation to...

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    Myanmar army member to be handed over today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:22am on March 03, 2019

    The Border Guards Bangladesh will hand over a captured member of Myanmar army to their authorities concerned today....

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