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Plan for fuel diversification Fuel diversification has been adopted as a strategy to reduce dependency on natural gas for electricity generation and for energy security in 2019-2020 budgets.Although the Finance Minister AHM Mostafa Kamal did not give any specific direction on the alternative use of energy but he said 'in order to ensure energy security and sustainable energy supply ...
Hydropower Import
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BD-Nepal JSC meet begins June 25A two-day meeting of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) of Bangladesh and Nepal is set to begin at Cox's Bazar on June 25 to discuss four specific issues to import hydroelectricity from Nepal."We will discuss Bangladesh's investment in hydropower projects in Nepal, power import, Bangladesh-Nepal power grid line via India and capacity building and knowledge ...
PM leaves for Tokyo today
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Hasina, Modi meet in Delhi on June 8Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will meet with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 8 in New Delhi on her way back home after wrapping up her tri-nation visit to Japan, Saudi Arabia and Finland."It is likely to have a "goodwill exchange" between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during her ...
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PM to visit Japan, KSA May 28-June 5Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Japanese counterpart Shinz? Abe will hold official talks in Tokyo on May 29 to explore business and trade opportunities in different sectors and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries."The relations between Bangladesh and Japan are stronger during the current tenure of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. As an old ...
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Crime, violence on the rise in Rohingya campsInternal feud among Rohingya groups is intensifying in different refugee camps in Cox's Bazar district, which has claimed lives of at least 60 Rohingyas since the 2017 refugee influx."Criminal gangs and militants are increasing their grip on Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, committing killings and abductions with "impunity"," International Crisis Group (ICG) said in a ...
Indian Firms Seek High Tariff
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Move to import power from Nepal uncertainThe move to import hydropower from Nepal hangs in the balance as Nepal and India have imposed multiple duties and heavy charges on power trade with Bangladesh in phases although the issue is still in negotiation table.Power Division official said before completing many clauses of an agreement, Indian GMP Group and NVVN have submitted a ...
Bhutanese PM arrives Apr 12
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Dhaka, Thimpu to sign 3 dealsDhaka-Thimpu bilateral relations are expected to reach a new height after Bangladesh and Bhutan sign three instruments and a number of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 13 during Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering's visit.According to Foreign Ministry sources, the three bilateral instruments to be signed includes "cooperation on inland waterways for cargo transportation," ...
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China offers Bangladesh to share power grid line The State Grid Corporation of China commonly known as the 'State Grid' offered the Bangladesh government to share China-Myanmar-Bangladesh electricity grid line to take advantage of Myanmar's hydropower. "Yes, we received an offer letter from China. We also visited Myanmar in this connection. We will sit to discuss the issue," Senior Secretary of the Power Division ...
Good governance, Rohingya issue, economic cooperation to come up for discussion
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BD-US crucial meeting in Washington Apr 10Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and his US counterpart Michael R Pompeo will discuss good governance, Rohingya refugee crisis and economic cooperation between the two countries in the bilateral meeting to be held in Washington DC next month . This will be Momen's first meeting with Pompeo.According to the Foreign Ministry sources, the meeting ...
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AL, CPC to ink MoU to work for wellbeing of massesAwami League (AL) and Communist Party of China (CPC) will ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (Thursday) to work together for the wellbeing of masses of the two countries.AL Joint General Secretary Jahangir Kabir Nanak and CPC's Central Committee's leader and also the Minister of International Department of Communist Party Song Tao will sign ...
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