France eyes closer cooperation with Bangladesh

France wants to enhance cooperation with Bangladesh and will have “ever closer” cooperation with countries of the Indo-Pacific, “significantly with Bangladesh”, to address major challenges in terms of climate change and security, a visiting senior French official has said. “It gives us a golden opportunity to review the common works we pursue together, decide new […]

Envoy: France keen to boost political, economic cooperation with Bangladesh

Newly appointed Ambassador of France to Bangladesh Marie Masdupuy has said she will focus on three priority areas during her tenure in Dhaka to take the relations to a new height that include to “maintain and boost” political relations which can be translated in many different ways. “Bangladesh and France have a very old political […]

When cooperation becomes a necessity

US President Joe Biden’s meeting with Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping in Indonesia at the end of November affirmed the need to cooperate on “transnational challenges such as climate change.”  The world’s two most powerful countries should consider using the threat of joint sanctions to enforce environmental accords. Such a system represents a plausible alternative […]

PM for WHF cooperation in medical science research

Hasina seeks WHF’s support for medical research in Bangladesh

President-elect of the World Heart Federation Professor Jagat Narula pays a courtesy call on Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka on Saturday morning. — BSS photo Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought cooperation from the World Heart Federation to conduct research on basic medical science and build skilled […]

Global cooperation is not necessary to fight climate change

Global cooperation is not necessary to fight climate change

Tue Nov 29, 2022 04:11 PM Last update on: Tue Nov 29, 2022 04:33 PM Fortunately, rapid technological advances have sharply reduced the price of renewables bringing decarbonisation within financial reach. File photo: STAR “> Fortunately, rapid technological advances have sharply reduced the price of renewables bringing decarbonisation within financial reach. File photo: STAR Last week’s United Nations Climate […]

EU eyes greater maritime security cooperation with Bangladesh

EU eyes greater maritime security cooperation with Bangladesh

Mora said Bangladesh-EU relations are developing and expanding quickly and next year the two sides will mark 50 years of their relations and that is a good moment to inject even more energy into the relationship. Earlier this year, Mora said, a delegation of European MEPs visited garment factories to see first-hand how the safety […]

Bangladesh, EU willing to sign partnership cooperation agreement to elevate ties

Bangladesh and the European Union (EU) on Thursday expressed willingness to sign a “partnership cooperation” agreement to elevate the relations to the next level. However, it is still at an initial stage as it requires extensive discussions and negotiations. State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam together with Deputy Secretary General of the European […]

Tanzania for signing agreement with Bangladesh for blue economy cooperation

Tanzania for signing agreement with Bangladesh for blue economy cooperation

Tanzania’s Blue Economy and Fisheries Minister Suleiman Masoud Makame has said his country is interested in establish cooperation with Bangladesh in the blue economy by signing an agreement after Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen suggested that both countries sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the area. Tanzania is particularly interested in aquaculture and […]

German, Bangladeshi officials celebrate 50 years of development cooperation

German, Bangladeshi officials celebrate 50 years of development cooperation

High-ranking officials of Bangladesh and Germany and representatives of other development partners and civil society Sunday celebrated the 50 years of Development Cooperation between both countries. After a welcome by German Ambassador Achim Tröster, Parliamentary State Secretary for Development Cooperation Bärbel Kofler delivered a speech highlighting achievements and challenges and described pathways for future development […]