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Dhaka Saturday,  Feb 16, 2019

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BIFPCL donating blood of its employees and workers on the occasion of 6th Raising Day on 31 October, 2018 here Maitree Power Project site in Rampal, Bagerhat. A total of about 40 bags of blood were donated and handed over to Red Crescent Society to utilize for the treatment of common people who have difficulties in purchasing blood during various severe health issues. In addition to that company conducted a... »
At the Regional Connectivity Conference held in India Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan said, “The requirement of natural gas in Bangladesh and East Coast of India is phenomenal. Bangladesh has initiated LNG import ahead of India’s East Coast and may act the trading point for the entire Indian East Coast. Due to effects of climate change in Bangladesh we specially feel the need for LNG that will decarbonise... »
Power division inked on Monday deals with Microsoft and three other ICT (information and communication technology) firms to implement enterprise resources planning (ERP). The ERP would help disseminate required information from own dashboards slashing dependency on others. State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid was present as the chief guest at the deal-signing ceremony at Bidyut Bhaban in the captal. Apart from Microsoft, other three ICT firms... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday invited Saudi entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh for mutual benefits as both the countries lag behind in exploiting their full potentials of trade and investment opportunities. “We can join hands in our journey of shared profit and prosperity. I assure you of my government’s full support and cooperation,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while holding a meeting with the Saudi business community,... »
International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed to invest $20 million as a long-term loan in Omera Petroleum to help the company double its capacity and increase the availability of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), especially in rural areas. Omera—whose parent MJL Bangladesh Ltd is majority owned by Bangladeshi conglomerate East Coast Group—is the second-largest player in Bangladesh’s LPG market by volume. The loan of IFC, a member of the World Bank... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said his ministry always encourages research works for introducing innovative ideas in the power and energy sector. “Research works would be continued for sustainable development through innovation in the power and energy sector,” he told a seminar as the chief guest at Bijoy Hall here. Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (BEPRC) organised the seminar “An Overview of EPRC... »
To project Bangladesh, its tourism potentials in Russia and to impart a new dimension in bilateral relations, four top Russian bloggers arrived in Dhaka on Monday. Their eight-day trip has been organized by ASE Group of Companies, an engineering division of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, responsible for the construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The bloggers will travel around various tourist attractions and will get acquainted with the... »
The implementation rate of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) during the July-August period of the current fiscal year (FY19) reached 3.49 percent with an overall expenditure of Taka 6,318 crore. The ADP implementation rate during the July-August period of the last fiscal year (FY18) was 5.19 percent with an overall expenditure of Taka 8,517 crore, according to the latest statistics provided by the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) of... »
The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today with due solemnity and religious fervor and amid tight security. On the occasion, the Muslims across the country are offering prayers in congregations and sacrificing animals in the name of Almighty Allah. They are also offering special munajat seeking divine blessings for peace, progress and prosperity of the country as well as... »
Bangladeshi businessman and Summit Group Chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan is among Singapore’s richest people. With $910 million net worth, Khan ranks 34th among 50 richest people in the city state, according to a 2018 list published by Forbes. Khan, 63, has interests in power, ports, fibre optics and real estate. A Singapore permanent resident, Khan is planning to list Summit Power International on the Singapore exchange. His daughter, Ayesha Aziz... »