US launches STEM education initiatives for women, girls

The US embassy here today launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education initiative for Bangladesh’s women and girls. US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller inaugurated the “Strengthening U.S.-Bangladesh Sustainable Relationship by Developing Student-centered STEM Education” project at BRAC Inn in the capital. While inaugurating the project, Miller recognised the contributions of women to different sectors in Bangladesh and across the world, highlighting the importance of encouraging and supporting women and girls to pursue education and careers in STEM...

AK Azad elected Vice President of ICC Bangladesh

Mr. A. K. Azad has been elected as a Vice President of ICC Bangladesh Executive Board during its Meeting held on 15 February. The post of Vice President became vacant with the sad demise of Mr. Latifur Rahman on 1 July 2020.  Mr. Azad is the Chairman and Managing Director of Ha-Meem Group of Companies. Ha-Meem group has achieved outstanding success in expanding the readymade garments sector of Bangladesh under his leadership. As a former President of FBCCI and Bangladesh Chamber of Industries he has contributed in the policy formulation for deve...

Kamran Bakr joins Robi as Independent Director

Eminent corporate leader of the country, Kamran Bakr has joined the Board of Robi Axiata Limited as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Kamran replaced Thayaparan Sangarapillai in Robi’s Board of Directors. He will also serve as Chairman of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee. Welcoming Kamran to the Board, Chairman of Robi Board, Dato’ Izzaddin Idris said: “The depth of Kamran’s corporate experience especially in the FMCG business and his fresh insights will serve the Board well in charting a solid growth path as Robi’s transformation into the Digital Cha...

PBL holds regional, corporate branch managers confce

Pubali Bank Limited's Virtual Conference of Regional and Corporate Branch Managers-2021 was held recently. The global outbreak of the corona virus has led to a health crisis and adverse effects on the economy. Monzurur Rahman, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Ltd. was the Chief Guest at the virtual conference with the participation of all Regional Managers, Corporate Branch Managers and Division Heads and Executives to keep the banking system smooth and dynamic during and after the current crisis. M. Kabir...

Agricultural System

According to economic survey 2019-20 Bangladesh has a population of 1125 people per square kilometer, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the world with only a few hectares of arable land per capita. The amount of cultivable land is decreasing day by day as a result of continuous population growth, writes Makama Mahmud Chowdhury

 

We get up in the morning to cultivate the soil,

Golden stick of ripe paddy grows by our toil...

Dhaka WASA awards Pubali Bank

Pubali Bank Ltd. has been awarded as one of the top bill collector banks in collecting Dhaka WASA’s bill for the fiscal year 2019-2020. Dhaka WASA organized `Bill Collection Award’ ceremony in the city recently. Md. Tazul Islam, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of LGRD & Cooperatives, Chief Guest of the ceremony handed over the certificate and crest to Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO of Pubali Bank Ltd. Dr. Engr. Golam Mostafa, Chairman of Dhaka WASA Board and Muhammad Ibrahim, Addl. Secretary, Local Government Division were present...