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    ADB approves $300,000 grant to support Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:48pm on March 28, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank on Saturday approved $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government’s fight against COVID-19. According to an ADB press release, the...

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    30,000 more coronavirus test kits arrive from China

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on March 28, 2020

    Thirty thousand more kits to test infection of COVID-19, a global pandemic, arrived Dhaka on Friday afternoon donated by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibba Foundation...

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    European Union hails Khaleda’s release

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on March 28, 2020

    The European Union on Friday welcomed the release of former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia from prison. The EU, including through its Special Representative for...

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    Imran Khan greets Hasina on Independence Day of Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:13pm on March 26, 2020

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan greeted prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday on the occasion of Independence Day...

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    British visas extended to May 31

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on March 26, 2020

    The United Kingdom has decided to extend visas for Bangladesh nationals, who are currently unable to return home at the end of their visas due...

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    Govt sends new ambassadors to Qatar, Greece

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on March 26, 2020

    The government has appointed new ambassadors to Qatar and Greece. M Jashim Uddin, currently serving as the country’s ambassador to Greece, has been made the...

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    India hands over masks, head-covers to Bangladesh

    New Age. Online Desk | Updated at 03:43pm on March 25, 2020

    India handed over 30,000 surgical masks and 15,000 head-covers to Bangladesh on Wednesday...

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    Govt sends new ambassador to the Netherlands

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on March 25, 2020

    The government has appointed M Riaz Hamidullah, a career diplomat, as the new ambassador of Bangladesh to the Netherlands, according to a foreign ministry press...

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    Over 100 Indian students stuck at Benapole

    United News of Bangladesh . Jashore | Updated at 07:30pm on March 24, 2020

    Over 100 Indian nationals got stuck at the Benapole check-post on Tuesday as Petrapole immigration authorities in India did not allow them to enter their...

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    European envoys assure services for Bangladeshi expats

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on March 23, 2020

    The ambassadors and mission chiefs of the European countries and entities assured the government that Bangladeshi expatriates, irrespective of their legal status, would get treatment...