Saturday December 15, 2018 10:16

BANGLADESH Press Releases

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Modernize Cash Transfer Programs for Poor Stcoks—29 Oct 18

DHAKA, October 28, 2018– The government of Bangladesh today signed a $300 million financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the transparency and efficiency of its major cash transfer programs for the poorest and vulnerable, including the

Thales appoints new talents to drive growth in South East Asia Stcoks—18 Oct 18

- Benoit Nalin expands his current portfolio as Country Director overseeing eight countries -- Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Nepal, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka South East Asia is a region that is ripe for development. The region's

Photo Release: CP Bangladeshs employees joined blood donation program General—11 Oct 18

Mr.Sophon Ninmoon (Center) led a group of CP Bangladesh's volunteers to donate a total of 2,000 cc blood for Red Crescent Society. The blood donation program has been held by CP Bangladesh for 2 consecutive years at the company's Dhaka Feed Mill to raise

JA Solar Supplied All Modules for the First Large-scale Solar Power Plant in Energy—01 Oct 18

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that it had supplied all solar modules for Bangladesh's first large-scale solar power plant with an installed capacity of 28 MW. The project

ไทยคมประกาศความสำเร็จ นั่งแท่นที่ปรึกษาพัฒนาธุรกิจดาวเทียมให้แก่บังกลาเทศ สื่อสาร—18 Sep 18

บริษัท ไทยคม จำกัด (มหาชน) ผู้ให้บริการดาวเทียมไทย ประกาศความสำเร็จบรรลุข้อตกลงในสัญญาระยะยาว (Multi-year agreement)เพื่อให้บริการเป็นที่ปรึกษาทางธุรกิจและการตลาด ให้แก่ บริษัท บังกลาเทศ คอมมิวนิเคชั่นส์ แซทเทลไลท์ จำกัด (Bangladesh Communication

Thaicom and Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Sign Consulting Telecom—18 Sep 18

Thaicom Public Company Limited (Stock Exchange of Thailand: THCOM), a leading Asian satellite operator and provider of integrated satellite end-to-end solutions, and Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL), a Bangladesh Government

UN Experts on Myanmar conclude visit to Bangladesh weeks ahead of the release of its final General—20 Jul 18

United Nations human rights experts have concluded a five-day visit to Bangladesh, where they met newly arrived Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar, in the final weeks before the publication of their comprehensive written report. This visit of

World Bank Provides $700 Million to Improve Primary Education in Bangladesh Stcoks—15 Jun 18

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 — The World Bank today approved $700 million to improve the primary education sector in Bangladesh. The Quality Learning for All Program (QLEAP) will benefit more than 18 million children studying in pre-primary level to

Killings of suspected drug offenders in Bangladesh must stop UN Human Rights General—07 Jun 18

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday condemned the alleged extra-judicial killings of suspected drug offenders in Bangladesh and urged the authorities to ensure that these serious human rights violations are

Bangladesh: World Bank Helps Microenterprises Access to Clean Energy, Green Stcoks—17 May 18

Dhaka, May 16, 2018 — The government of Bangladesh today signed a financing agreement with the World Bank to help microenterprises adopt cleaner technologies. The $110 million Sustainable Enterprise Project will help about 20,000 microenterprises

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Expand Access to Clean and Renewable Energy Stcoks—31 May 18

Dhaka, May 30, 2018 — The government of Bangladesh today signed a $55 million financing agreement with the World Bank to expand renewable energy uses in rural areas. The additional financing to the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy

Bangladesh #BB-/B# Ratings Outlook Stable Stcoks—31 May 18

On May 31, 2018, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'BB-' long-term and 'B' short-term sovereign credit ratings on Bangladesh. The outlook remains stable. The transfer and convertibility (T&C) assessment remains 'BB-'. OUTLOOK The stable outlook

SWAFF: 2018 FIFA World Cup Heralds Turning Point For Footballs Frontier General—01 Jun 18

- Green Light For New SWAFF Region To Help More Nations Qualify For Football World Cup Events. - 13 founding members to include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE - SWAFF initiative hailed as 'milestone' in

Photo Release: CP shares its experience in Bangladeshs market with Thai General—08 May 18

Dr. Kobsak Phutrakul, Minister Attached to The Prime Minister's Office and the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)'s representative, led a group of investors and members of Thai-Bangladesh Business Council to visit Bangladesh to extend the business

Photo Release: CP shares experience in Bangladeshs market with Thai General—04 May 18

Dr. Kobsak Phutrakul, Minister Attached to The Prime Minister's Office and the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)'s representative, led a group of investors and members of Thai-Bangladesh Business Council to visit Bangladesh to extend the business

Asia-Pacific countries identify Fintech initiatives at ECOSOC forum to meet global General—25 Apr 18

ESCAP-Bangladesh-Indonesia-Kazakhstan side event: Transforming Finance in Asia-Pacific: The FinTech revolution Asia-Pacific countries met on the sidelines of the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development in New York this week to explore opportunities for

World Bank Supports Bangladesh in Climate-Smart Agriculture Stcoks—12 Apr 18

Dhaka, April 11, 2018 — Despite Bangladesh's remarkable achievement in improving agricultural productivity, the sector is facing risks from climate change, extreme weather events, and sea level rise. To address impacts of climate change on

Bangladesh: World Bank Helps Improve Electricity Transmission, Insurance Stcoks—11 Apr 18

DHAKA, April 10, 2018 – The government of Bangladesh today signed two financing agreements totaling $515 million with the World Bank to help expand electricity transmission network and improve insurance coverage. The $450 million Enhancement and

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Improve Power Supply and Environmental-Sustainability of Stcoks—30 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018—The World Bank today approved $560 million for two projects in Bangladesh to improve reliable power supply and help micro enterprises become environmentally sustainable. "The World Bank is helping Bangladesh overcome

World Bank Group Announces Debarment of Companies in Connection with Misconduct in Projects in Stcoks—29 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2018— The World Bank today announced the debarment of three companies and a settlement with one company in connection with sanctionable practices under projects in Bangladesh, India and Timor-Leste. The debarments make Eckert

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Improve National Statistics Stcoks—23 Mar 18

DHAKA, March 22, 2018 – The World Bank today approved a $15 million financing to help Bangladesh produce timely and quality statistics. This will help the country make more evidence-based policy decisions. The National Strategy for Development of

New Report from APHR:Summary of Findings from Mission to Bangladesh Covering the Rohingya General—06 Mar 18

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) today released, "The Rohingya Crisis: Past, Present, and Future," a summary report of findings from a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh undertaken by members of the organization in January 2018. The

Senior UN Human Rights Official to visit Coxs Bazar General—02 Mar 18

UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour is due to visit Cox's Bazar and Dhaka in Bangladesh between 2 and 5 March. Gilmour will be in Cox's Bazar from 2 to 4 March, where he will visit camps housing Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

Photo Release: Bangladesh Ambassador visits CPF General—13 Feb 18

H.E. Saida Muna Tasneem (fifth from right), Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Thailand, recently visited Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited or CPF to learn more about Thailand's leading agro and food business. She was

Hero MotoCorp to be the Title Sponsor of the T20 Tri-Nation Cricket Tournament in Sri General—12 Feb 18

- Tournament to Feature Three Subcontinental Cricketing Giants - India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka In keeping with its long-term commitment to the promotion of sports, Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, today further

World Bank Helps Bangladesh Modernize Cash Transfer Programs for Its Most Vulnerable Stcoks—01 Feb 18

DHAKA, January 31, 2018 – The World Bank today approved a $300 million financing to improve the transparency and efficiency of major cash transfer programs in Bangladesh. This will benefit about 5 million of the country's poorest and most