Bangladesh, along with 20 other founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), is going to sit in Chinese city of Kunming on November 28 to discuss ways of further advancing the bank’s formation process. It will be the first meeting of the newly formed bank, proposed by China to feed the regional investment needs, following its 21 founding members completed signing MoU on October 24 as a first step to join it. The meeting will mainly discuss preparation of Articles of Agreement (AoA) under which the bank will be operated, informed officials at Economic Relations Division (ERD). China is contemplating to formally launch the bank’s operation by the end of... more ›
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is going to arrange the first-ever three-day Dhaka Apparel Summit in the capital from December 7 this year aiming at raising the country’s apparel export to $50 billion within 2021, the 50th anniversary of the Independence of the country. Participated by national and international RMG sector stakeholders, several panel sessions will take place during the summit from where suggestions and recommendations in boosting exports will be made. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the event at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre where Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu will attend. On the occasion of announcing the event,... more ›
A four-day information technology based ‘digital world-2015’ fair will be held from February 9-12 next year at Bangabandhu International conference centre in the capital, reports BSS. The Digital World-2014 fair, a big information technology event, will be arranged by the Information and Communication Technology Division. The event will be implemented by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) in association with Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and A2I programme of the Prime Minister’s office. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak said this at a press conference held at Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) auditorium here on Tuesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the event... more ›
The tannery industry at Hazaribagh in the city would be relocated to newly built industrial estate in Savar by March 2015. Department of Environment Director General Raisul Alam Mandal said this while visiting Shubhadda canal in Keraniganj on Tuesday, reports BSS. He said the construction of the infrastructures of modern leather industrial estate on about 200 acres of land in Savar is nearing completion. Besides, the construction of central effluent treatment plant (CETP) and tramping yard is also going on, he said and hoped that the works would complete in time. The director general said the... more ›
State Minister for Youth and Sports Biren Sikder said the government is working not for giving jobs to the unemployed people but to turn them self-dependent through extending its full support. “The electoral manifesto of AL was to create employment opportunity but not giving jobs and the present government is working to fulfill its election pledges”, he said. The Ministry of Youth and Sports also wants to work with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to provide skilled workforce for the industry in a bigger way. State minister was addressing a function on the occasion of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the BGMEA at the BGMEA Bhaban on... more ›
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