Dhaka, Oct 30 (UNB) - Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday night invited Bikolpo Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) to join dialogue at Ganobhaban on Friday evening.
Responding to the BDB President’s letter to her, Sheikh Hasina sent a letter to B Chowdhury inviting his party to join the dialogue.
Awami League Publicity Affair Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud and party Cultural Affairs Secretary Ashim Kumar Ukil handed over the letter to B Chowdhury at his Baridhara residence.
In the letter, the Prime Minister said, “Take salam and greetings. Thank you for your letter dated October 30, 2018. My door is always open for discussions on all constitutional issues for the continuation of the democratic trend earned through immense struggles and sacrifices. So, I invite you (BDB leaders) to Ganobhaban on November 2 at 7:30 pm for discussions as per the time you sought.”
Earlier in the evening, BDB President B Chowdhury sent a letter to Sheikh Hasina seeking dialogue with her party.
In the letter, B Chwodhury said, “We’re pleased that you’ve extended offer to engage in political dialogue to resolve the problems over the election. We, on behalf of Jukta Front and Bikolpo Dhara Bangladesh, sincerely thank you.”
be happy if you invite us to join dialogue with you at your convenient time. We believe it’s possible to resolve all the problems through our will and cordiality,” he wrote in the letter.
On Sunday, Dr Kamal Hossain, in favour of Jatiya Oikyafront, sent a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking dialogue over the national election.
In response to it, Sheikh Hasina sent a letter to Dr Kamal on Tuesday morning and invited Oikyafront leaders to join the dialogue at 7pm on Thursday at Ganobhaban.
Dhaka, Oct 30 (UNB) - A meeting of the board of directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) held at Islami Bank Tower in the city on Tuesday.
Professor Md Nazmul Hassan, Ph.D, Chairman of the bank presided over the meeting.
Md Shahabuddin, Vice Chairman and Director, Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO, JQM Habibullah, FCS, Deputy Managing Director and Company Secretary of the Bank were also present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Oct 30 (UNB)- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday expressed deep shock at the killing of 11 people in Pennsylvania, USA and strongly condemn this barbaric attack on unarmed civilian people at a place of worship.
In a condolence message sent to US President Donald Trump, she said: "We are deeply shocked and saddened to learn about the killing of 11 people in a shooting during a prayer service at a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 27 October 2018."
Hasina said she, on behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, she strongly condemns this barbaric attack on unarmed civilian people at a place of worship.
"My government maintains a “zero tolerance” policy against terrorism and violent extremism of all kinds. Such mindless acts of violence must be dealt with the strongest possible measures to stop recurrence of the same anywhere in the world."
Hasina mentioned that the government and the People of Bangladesh stand by the United States and its friendly people at this tragic hour.
"I reiterate Bangladesh’s commitment to our shared core values of democracy and secularism and our resolve to work together against acts of hatred, violence and terror."
She expressed deep condolence to the US President, the government, and the people, and particularly to the members of the bereaved families at the tragic loss of these precious human lives.
She also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls.
Dhaka, Oct 30 (UNB) – Four additional secretaries were transferred and given promotion to the posts of acting secretaries in the latest reshuffle in the administration.
The Public Administration Ministry issued two notifications on Tuesday in this regard.
As per the notification, Md Maksudur Rahman Patwary, director general of National Museum was made acting secretary of the Ministry of Land and SM Arif-ur-Rahman, additional secretary of Housing and Public Works Ministry, was made acting secretary of the Liberation War Affairs Ministry.
In another notification, Begum O N Siddiqa Khanom, additional secretary of Chattogram Hill Tracts Affairs ministry, has been made acting secretary to the Bangladesh Public Service Commission Secretariat and Additional Secretary Munshi Shahabuddin Ahmed, Transport Commissioner of the Government Transport Department, as chairman (acting secretary) to the Land Reforms Board.