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Dhaka Friday,  Apr 27, 2018

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Country’s economic growth reached a record 7.28 percent in the current fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17), according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). The government had set a growth target of 7.2 percent for FY17 fiscal. “The GDP growth finally stood at 7.28 percent in the last fiscal, the highest ever in the country’s economy,” said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal while briefing reporters after the ECNEC meeting here today. Earlier... »
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) today said member states of the commonwealth should develop a framework to face the potential challenges of adverse impact of climate change. Many island nations, developing countries and small branches of CPA are at risk for future climate change impacts, lawmakers of the CPA told a workshop on “The Climate Change Debate: Challenges for the Commonwealth” at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) here. Dr... »
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said gas-based industries would be set up in Bhola as a huge quantity of natural gas has been found in Shahbazpur gas field. “We assume that natural gas has been staying reserved in the Shahbazpur gas field, which will create opportunities to expand gas-based industries in Bhola,” he said while talking to journalists at Borhanuddin Government Secondary School here. About the Rohingya issue, Tofail said... »
Summit Power Limited approved 30 percent cash dividend to its shareholders for the 18 months period ending on 30 June 2017. The dividend was approved in presence of the Company’s shareholder at its 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at Krishibid Institution Complex, Farmgate, Dhaka. Summit Power Limited has been consistent in giving out dividend since its enlistment in the Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges. Presided over by Chairman of... »
Eight people have been burned after a gas fire in Dhaka’s Demra. The fire broke out around 3:30am on Monday at a house owned by Sattar Miah in Konapara’s Al Amin Road. The fire service believes the cause may have been a leaking gas pipe. Local residents brought eight victims to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital early on Monday, said hospital outpost SI Bachchu Miah. The victims have been identified... »
Bangladesh has proposed new regional connectivity initiatives to India at the fourth Joint Consultative Commission meeting led by two foreign ministers. After the meeting on Sunday, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali in his statement said India agreed to “positively consider” these proposals. He praised India as the “most important, trusted and friendly” neighbour. His Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj said both countries achieved “a great deal, only because of the friendship... »
Energy and Power fair is not going to be organized for this year, which was regular throughout the last couple of years. However, the next year’s fair is likely to be organized a little earlier. The ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral resources has been organizing this fair in the month of December every year where many local and international entities take part. Mohammad Hossain, the director general of Powercell... »
Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Ltd (BIFPCL) is providing free of cost healthcare services for the poor people of the Rampal area. The service includes free prescription, free medicine, and emergency care with some limited diagnosis services. The free medical services are available for general people of the vicinity for two days of a week- Saturday and Tuesday. Besides, the medical service along with emergency services are also available for week... »
Three new post of Deputy Managing Director (DMD) is created for the state-run Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution company’s three different region. After joining the three new DMDs will be the head of the distribution area of Mymensingh, Narayanganj and Gazipur region which were previously headed by a general manager. Petrobangla has already appointed three new DMDs and the authority claims that, the posts are created to bring acceleration in... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today urged the public and private enterprises in Indonesia to invest in Bangladesh, said an official release here today. “Bangladesh has a better environment now for foreign investments …All the foreign invests are protected by the national security,” said the state minster while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia in its capital Jakarta to increase energy cooperation. The... »