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Modi’s Loving Approach on Bangladesh

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina that New Delhi would always stand by Dhaka and its relationship with Bangladesh was the most important in the South Asian region. “Modi expressed interest in working with all South Asian countries to strengthen cooperation and ensure development in the region. Hasina also assured […]

Non tariff barriers in Saudi market for Bangladesh made products

Sometimes tariff is used to block specific product in a market. But in today’s global world blocking a specific product by tariff is no acceptable. This is why sometimes non tariff barriers are used. It’s a kind of technique used to prevent market access. Sometimes those are intentionally placed and sometimes those are by default. […]

Hajj flight starts amidst chaos

  The Hajj flight has started on a sour note with 163 pilgrims facing lot of hardship on the first day of the flight as Biman’s Boeing 747 aircraft, leased from Nigerian airlines Cabo, did not get clearance from Saudi Arabia. As its newly acquired Boeing did not get the requisite certificate, Biman finally pressed […]

Two more Bangladeshis beheaded publicly in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is not a democratic country, it’s ruled by king. Strict Sharia law is followed there. In the 21th century many countries don’t use death penalty. Many human right organizations, including Amnesty International opposes death penalty. According to Sharia law, not only for murder but also rape, apostasy, armed robbery, drug trafficking is also […]

Saudi diplomats are asked not to wear Saudi national dress

Saudi media have reported that the Saudi government has directed its diplomats not to wear Saudi national dress in public places. Saudi government has also asked them not to go out late at night. The Saudi foreign ministry has also asked the heads of missions to report if any staff does not follow this directive. […]

BFF ready for U-19 tourney

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) is ready to host the qualifiers of the AFC U-19 Championship as five teams including two former champions will lock horns in Group A qualifiers from October 25 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Bangladesh have been placed with four-time champions Iraq, two-time champions Saudi Arabia, Oman and Maldives. The top […]

First hajj flight takes off Thursday

The first Hajj flight from Bangladesh took off for Saudi Arabia Thursday, setting off plane sorties between Dhaka and Jeddah. The flight left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at about 5:45am carrying 505 pilgrims on a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet aircraft. Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister GM Quader inaugurated the Hajj flight at Hazrat Shahjalal International […]

Bangladesh-KSA understanding upon Tk 373cr loan signed

A Tk 373-crore loan agreement was sealed in in between Bangladesh as great as a Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saturday in Jeddah for a building a whole of Mouchak-Maghbazar Flyover, a single of a series of such beyond bypasses in this packed city of Dhaka. The sum price of a plan is $ 115 million, […]