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    Foreign investors’ role crucial in resolving Rohingya crisis: Austrian FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on February 20, 2019

    Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl said in Dhaka on Wednesday that the foreign countries and international organizations which have investments in Myanmar must play an...

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    UK minister lauds her country’s partnership with icddr,b

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    Secretary of state for International Development and Minister for Women and Equalities of the United Kingdom Penny Mordaunt on Tuesday appreciated her country’s decade long...

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    Dhaka, Vienna discuss bilateral issues

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:19pm on February 20, 2019

    Austrian foreign minister Karin Kneissl on Wednesday held a bilateral talk with foreign minister AK Abdul Momen and discussed various issues of mutual interest....

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    India, Bhutan foreign services delegation calls on speaker

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:17pm on February 20, 2019

    A delegation of 10 newly-employed officials of India and Bhutan foreign services paid a courtesy call on Jatiya Sangsad speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday....

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    UK for Rohingya return to their places of origin

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on February 20, 2019

    The United Kingdom on Tuesday stressed that the forcibly displaced Rohingya people of Myanmar should be allowed to return to their places of origin in...

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    Workers allowed to migrate to Qatar with no certainty of getting jobs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:52am on February 20, 2019

    Beginning this month, the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training allowed over 1,000 workers to migrate to Qatar amid uncertainties that they would get jobs...

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    Several European dignitaries due in Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on February 19, 2019

    Several European countries are set to send high-level delegations to Dhaka this month in order to increase engagements of the respective countries in various sectors...

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    Denmark keen to help Bangladesh’s agriculture sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10am on February 19, 2019

    Danish ambassador in Dhaka Winnie Estrup Petersen on Monday expressed her country’s interest to work closely with the Bangladesh government for the development of agricultural...

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    India-B’desh relationship living its golden chapter: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:58pm on February 18, 2019

    Bangladesh high commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Monday said that Bangladesh and India would now have to proceed to establish a win-win equation...

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    PM wants rich nations to join climate change fight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Germany | Updated at 06:59pm on February 17, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina called on the rich nations to lend a hand in containing the climate change impacts to protect the Earth.She said that...