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Dhaka Saturday,  Feb 16, 2019

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In an inspirational show of unity and joy, the people from all walks of life today had a unique opportunity to join gleeful celebrations across the country to become witnesses of Bangladesh’s historic achievement of getting eligibility for graduating to a developing country. The capital Dhaka and other cities and towns of the country wore festive looks this afternoon as people in hundreds attended jubilant celebrations organized to mark the... »
The CEO Round table, has organised by IDCOL at its Head Office on Sunday,  showcased the technology interventions related to energy efficiency measures in the RMG and Textile sector of Bangladesh. Top executives of the major textile and RMG companies were present in the Round table. The Round table has provided the participants with greater insights on emerging energy efficient measures implemented in Bangladesh as well as those considered as... »
Electricity and energy fairs will be held in this September. More than 10 country’s ministers will be invited to the fair. State Minister for Power and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said this on Wednesday. He said this at an agreement signing ceremony held at the capital’s Biddut Bhabon. The State Minister said, this fair will be held at a much larger level before the election.  
The UN says Bangladesh has fulfilled the eligibility requirements to graduate from ‘Least Developed Country’ to ‘Developing Country’ status and can seek official approval for the advance. The UN Committee for Development Policy (CPD) gave a letter announcing Bangladesh’s eligibility for graduation to the Bangladesh Permanent Ambassador to the UN Masud Bin Momen on Friday evening in New York. This begins the graduation process for Bangladesh, which could receive official... »
Finance Minister AMA Muhith Tuesday spelled out the government’s inability to continue providing energy support at cheap rates for long as LNG (liquefied natural gas) is expected to arrive in the domestic market from April. “We shall not be able to continue supplying energy cheaply for a long period. The price of LNG in international market is several times higher compared to local gas price,” he said. Mr Muhith, however,... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has received the “Commitment to the Number of the Civil Merit Order”, the highest civil honor of the Kingdom of Spain. Spain’s ambassador to Bangladesh, Alvaro de Salas, on Saturday handed over the award to the state minister in the Spanish Embassy at Dhaka. A press release from the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) informed about it... »
Partex Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the country, inaugurated a cable manufacturing factory at Bandar in Narayanganj yesterday. With this new addition, Partex now has 70 factories. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed inaugurated the plant as chief guest, hailing the group’s continued efforts in setting up new factories. He said political stability helps develop a country and ongoing industrialisation was a manifestation of it. MA Hashem, founder and chairman... »
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned financial institute, has been awarded with the SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards and SAARC Anniversary Awards for Corporate Governance Disclosures-2016 under Public Sector Entities category. This award has been conferred on IDCOL on the basis of evaluation administered by SAFA’s Committee for Implementation in Transparency, Accountability and Governance. Mr. M Maftun Ahmed, Company Secretary, IDCOL and Mr. M Mizanur Rahman, Unit... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has suggested escalating the use of modern technologies with professionalism to build smart cities meeting the demand of power and water. He made the suggestion while presenting a keynote paper on “The Future of Cities: Power and Water” at the conclusion ceremony of World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a... »
The World Bank (WB) in a report today upgraded its forecast for the Bangladesh economy, attributing the progress to the supportive fiscal policy, stable political situation and effective development initiatives. The WB in its Global Economic Prospects, released in Washington, predicted that the GDP growth in 2018 would be 6.7 percent, higher from its earlier forecast of 6.4 percent for 2017. The WB’s Bangladesh’s growth forecast is the third highest... »