Author Archives: info space

BGMEA to Organise BATEXPO 2014 Outside Bangladesh

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) will organise the 25th edition of Bangladesh Apparel and Textile Exhibition (BATEXPO) outside Bangladesh. Sources at the BGMEA told the Daily Observer On Monday that the BGMEA decided to hold the BATEXPO 2014 outside the country for the first time. A source said BATEXPO-2014 will take place in

Bangladesh – Sri Lanka Trade Crosses $100m For First Time

As bilateral trade crossed the critical $100million mark for the first time, a confident Bangladesh called  for a formal investment protection mechanism to drive trade volumes to next levels. “As a result of an investment protection agreement, fundamentals of investments would be right for Bangladeshi investors looking at Sri Lanka and this would drive our

Bangladesh Bank Disbursement Time to Expedite Remittance Inflow

In a bid to expedite remittance inflow Bangladesh Bank (BB) cut the disbursement time of remittance to the beneficiaries by a third of the current time- frame. The central bank in a directive issued on Wednesday asked all banks to disburse the remittance to the beneficiaries in two working days instead of current 72 hours

Top Bangladeshi UN Official Resigns

Ameerah Haq of Bangladesh has resigned as the United Nations Under Secretary General for Field Support, ending a nearly four-decade long challenging career with the organization. She had expressed her desire to quit the post to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently. Ban announced acceptance of Haq’s resignation in a statement on Tuesday and expressed

Obama Warns Israel After Death Toll Crosses 300

US President Barack Obama has backed Israeli’s right to self-defence, but warned against escalation in Gaza. Speaking to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, he underlined his support for Israel’s right to defend itself against Palestinian militants. But he said he was “deeply concerned” about civilian losses, with the Palestinian death toll now over 300.

President, PM Condoles Death of Malaysian Airlines Passengers

President Abdul Hamid  and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have expressed their deep shock at the crash of Malaysian passenger airlines in Ukraine with 283 passengers and 15 crews on board. In a message of condolence on Friday, the President conveyed deep sympathy to the members and relatives of the bereaved families who lost their loved

Humayun Ahmed’s Second Death Anniversary Today

Today marks the second death anniversary of legendary writer-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed. To observe the day in a befitting manner, different cultural organisations have chalked up elaborate programmes. Besides, satellite channels will air special programmes on the life and works of the legend. In memory of the late filmmaker, Channal i will air an array of