Razzaque calls for increasing rice production to meet domestic demand

Razzaque calls for increasing rice production to meet domestic demand

Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzaque on Sunday called upon the agricultural scientists, extension workers and officials concerned to increase rice production to meet the growing demand of the country. “The country’s annual rice production is not enough to meet the demand of local people. We have to increase rice production to achieve self-sufficiency in […]

FBCCI president calls on UAE businesses to choose Bangladesh as investment destination

Published: March 10, 2022 20:11:03 The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Md Jashim Uddin, who is now in UAE, has called the entrepreneurs of UAE to choose Bangladesh as their investment destination. “We have a very favorable investment policy and incentives with huge resources for 100% value addition in different […]

UN-Habitat calls for post COVID-19 cities to lead the way to a healthier future

UN-Habitat calls for post COVID-19 cities to lead the way to a healthier future

A new report on pandemics and cities from UN-Habitat, points the way to how hard-hit urban centres can reduce the impact of future outbreaks and become more equitable, healthy and environmentally friendly. ‘Cities and Pandemics: Towards a more just, green and healthy future’, launched on Tuesday, describes how urban areas have been at the forefront […]

UN chief calls for action to ensure human rights for all

File photo: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an interview with Reuters at UN headquarters, in New York City, New York on September 14, 2020 REUTERS António Guterres addressed ambassadors exactly one year after he issued a Call to Action for Human Rights Human rights have been battered during the Covid pandemic but recovery represents […]

UN Chief calls for greater commitment to avert climate catastrophe

UN Chief calls for greater commitment to avert climate catastrophe

Noting that the 2021 a ‘crucial year’ for climate change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres  said the world is far from achieving agreed goals to reduce global warming in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and stressed the need for securing greater commitment to averting climate catastrophe. António Guterres was speaking to Member States […]

UN chief calls for immediate attention to 3 global emergencies

UN chief calls for immediate attention to 3 global emergencies

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for immediate attention to three global emergencies after listing a long string of threats and challenges the world is facing. “Among the challenges we face, there are three global emergencies that demand immediate attention,” the UN chief told the press conference held at the UN headquarters in […]

UN calls for more climate finance for poor nations as 2020 goal slips

In this file photo taken on February 24, 2018 an Indian farmer walks with his cow on a dried paddy field at Srilankabasti village, on the outskirts of Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura AFP Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley said the Covid-19 crisis was consuming resources that had been intended for emissions […]