Ahammad Foyez

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    Bangladesh commerce minister contracts COVID-19

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 05:33pm on June 17, 2020

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi tested positive for COVID19 on Wednesday and was hopitalised later on the day. Confirming the information, his private secretary Mohammad Mashooqur...

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    Election Commission drafts bill excluding women’s share in party posts

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:07am on June 17, 2020

    The Election Commission has drafted a bill for political party’s registration striking out the provision for 33 per cent women participation in all committees of...

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    Cases among politicians on the rise

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:28am on June 16, 2020

    The COVID-19 infections among the high-profile politicians and senior bureaucrats have become a cause for concern for the ruling quarter. The death of a seating...

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    Ex-minister Nasim to be buried following COVID-19 protocol

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 02:55pm on June 13, 2020

    Former health minister Mohammed Nasim, who died on Saturday morning, will be buried on Sunday at Banani graveyard following the COVID-19 protocol. Prime minister Sheikh...

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    Death with COVID-19 like symptoms increasing in Bangladesh

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 01:41pm on June 11, 2020

    The number of deaths with COVID-19-like symptoms is increasing in Bangladesh as treatment refusal and inadequate test facility continue to trouble the health sector, according...

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    Anti-Corruption Commission serves notice to Bangladesh lawmaker detained in Kuwait

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 05:05pm on June 10, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Wednesday served notices to independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam, who was detained in Kuwait, his wife lawmaker Selina Islam and two...

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    3 employees of MP Shahid’s firm quizzed in Kuwait

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:39am on June 10, 2020

    Three employees of detained Bangladeshi independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam-owned Marafie Kuwaitia Company in Kuwait were interrogated by the Criminal Investigation Department...

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    Jatiya Sangsad to hold brief budget session amid COVID crisis

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2020

    The Jatiya Sangsad is going to hold a short budget session today amid imposition of some restrictions as the COVID-19 cases and fatalities have seen...

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    Held Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait being quizzed

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 07:17pm on June 08, 2020

    Detained Bangladeshi independent lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam in Kuwait was being interrogated at the Criminal Investigation Department there for the second day on Monday after...

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    Bangladesh MP detained in Kuwait

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 05:27pm on June 07, 2020

    Kuwait’s Central Investigation Department detained Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam in Kuwait on charges of human trafficking and money laundering. ‘Bangladesh ambassador to...