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Shahriar Islam Shovon

Curtain of “DIU Job Utsab 2023” comes down at DIU

“One of the main objectives of higher education is to contribute to the national economy by producing skilled and qualified human resources who are employable and can gainfully be hired by the corporate and development sectors. With this aim, the Career Development Center of Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a Big Bang Career Event “DIU Job Utshab 2023” based on the theme ‘ Connecting Talents: Unlock the Border of Opportunities’ for the second time from 24 to 25 November 2023 at Daffodil Smart City, Ashulia Savar, Dhaka. [caption id="attachment_29892" align="alignleft" width="459"]

BANGLADESH: States must call out violations of civic freedoms at upcoming UN review

Bangladesh's human rights record is going to be reviewed at the 44th session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 13 November 2023.  CIVICUS and AHRC submitted a stakeholder submission for the UPR in April 2023 where our organisations highlight a range of issues. Out of the 29 recommendations Bangladesh received during the previous cycle of the UPR related to civic space, it has only partially implemented one, says a press release of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh delivers profitable growth in Q3

  • Q3 Net Sales grew by 12% and operating EBIT grew by 18%
  • PAT Margin improved by 517 basis points to 25% in Q3
  • As part of our commitment to Circular Economy & De-carbonization, 37,000 tons of waste disposed in the first 9 months, a 55% higher than last year through Geocycle.
Mr. Iqbal Chowdhury, CEO of the company said: “I thank all members and stakeholders of LafargeHolcim Bangladesh family for delivering outstanding results in the last 9 months despite challenging economic condit...

Rupali Bank gets ICAB Best Corporate Award

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh has given best corporate award to Rupali Bank Ltd. in public sector banks for best presented Annual Reports, Integrated Reporting and Corporate Governance disclosures-2022. Chairman of Rupali Bank Kazi Sanaul Hoq & Mohammad Jahangir Managing Director & CEO of Rupali Bank received the award from Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi, MP. State minister ministry of planning  Dr. Shamsul Alam , Senior Secretary of commerce Ministry Tapan kanti Ghosh among others were present. On behalf of Rupali Bank Ltd. General M...

ICC Bangladesh UNICEF partner to advance children’s well-being

The International Chamber of Commerce - Bangladesh (ICC-B) and UNICEF launched a new partnership to address the challenges impacting children in Bangladesh and reinforce a shared commitment towards the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.The two organizations have officially joined forces to promote children’s rights and well-being in Bangladesh and strengthen cooperation efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. During the launch event, ICC Bangladesh President, Mr. Mahbubur Rahman and UNICEF Representative to Bangladesh Mr. Sheldon Yett signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) committing to work together to leverage expertise, mobilize resources, and collaborate to protect and promote children’s rights in Bangladesh, including during emergencies ...