Dhaka, Apr 14 : The government of Bangladesh signed three financing agreements totaling $1.04 billion with the World Bank to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and to build resilience to future crises including vaccination against COVID-19.
Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company signed a MoU with US-based Sovereign Infrastructure Group (SIG) to mobilise up to US$2 billion for infrastructure projects in Bangladesh in the next two years.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has turned down the request of Dhaka Club Limited to stop activities of realising Tk 33.74 crore as Value Added Tax (VAT) and Supplementary Tax.
GreenWatch Dhaka Report A recent research has found that around 58 per cent of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh were forced to return home within the first year of their migration though the duration of the initial contract was…
The allocation of money for salaries and allowances of the public sector will see an uptrend from the next fiscal after a span of four years.
an action plan will map out strategies on how the power of D-8 youth will be harnessed in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and D-8 economic endeavours.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday offered help to Afghanistan in their efforts for development, stressing that peace is a must for progress.
Dhaka, Apr 2: Japan on Friday confirmed the largest ever loan package of $ 3,393 million for Bangladesh to bankroll development projects in the country.
Dutch engineers formulated the Delta Plan 2100 and implemented it in their country. The Dutch were so satisfied with their work, they thought they would expand it to other countries.
Dhaka, Mar 31: World Bank on Wednesday forecast that Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will increase by 3.6% in 2020-2021 fiscal year, due to better than expected remittance inflows.
If Argentina and Bolivia lose the disputes, it means that impoverished citizens and elderly pensioners will have to compensate wealthy financial corporations.
Bahrain Labour Minister issued recentl;y resolution No. 22 of 2021, on the stages of applying the wage protection system for workers in Bahrain’s private sector establishments.
Dhaka, Mar 27 : World Bank has approved $250 million to help Bangladesh create more and inclusive jobs and effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic for a faster recovery and stronger resilience to future crises.
Dhaka, Mar 26: US President Joseph R. Biden has said Bangladesh is an example of economic progress and a country of great hope and opportunity.
Dhaka, March 25 : National Board of Revenue (NBR) will prioritize local industries in the upcoming budget to strengthen the country’s economy.
Confronting major setbacks due to the coronavirus pandemic, countries in Asia and the Pacific “must now seize the moment” to rebuild and recover better together
By Mohammad Zobair Hasan Budget tracking in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) helps to understand how public budget is allocated and utilized to improve access to services for all. WASH Budget tracking is a process to improve water and sanitation…
The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen has warned that the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, is rapidly deteriorating as Yemenis, including women and children, face hunger, injury and death.
Dhaka, Mar 16 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved six projects, including a Tk 4123-crore one, to construct 30,000 houses for insolvent freedom fighters and their families by June 2023. The approval came…
developing countries, comprising over two-thirds of the 193 UN member states, are complaining they are not being adequately represented in the higher echelons of the world body.
Dhaka, Mar 15 (UNB) – Pursuing her government’s big development goals, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday formally inaugurated the activities of Bangladesh Infrastructure Development Fund (BIDF). The BIDF aims to fund the country’s infrastructural development with its own resources.…
After getting tired of searching for employment for seven years, Feston Zale from Chileka area in Malawi decided to venture into agribusiness.
One year into the global COVID-19 pandemic, the health crisis has exposed gaps in access to social protection and has left a devastating impact on working people.
Dhaka, Mar 19: The government will import 350,000 metric tons of rice more in the coming days as the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its nod in principle to a proposal of the Directorate General of Food on Wednesday.…
Dhaka, Mar 8 (UNB) : The world is facing an unprecedented crisis with the Covid-19 pandemic. Day after day all the failures in our economic and social system and thinking process are being revealed.
Dhaka, Mar 7 (UNB) : The government has promoted 337 officials to the rank of deputy secretary. The Public Administration Ministry issued two gazette notifications in this regard on Sunday. Those who have got promotion have been asked to send…
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Saturday highlighted Bangladesh’s “indomitable” spirit with success stories in its journey towards higher development trajectory noting that the country becomes successful whatever it chases for the better.
That’s the insidiously darker side of the world’s financial system – with millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains finding safety in offshore banks.
Dhaka, Feb 28: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government is committed to sustaining the recognition as a developing country through expansion of education and building up skilled workforce and worthy citizens.
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has devised five strategies to boost its revenue collection offsetting the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic