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Women Chamber holds workshop on natural fiber

Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) organized a national level workshop on “Prospects of natural fiber based product and the closing ceremony of the project” today under Bangladesh INSPIRED program funded by the Ministry of Industries, GoB and the European Union at Ivy Rahman Auditorium, Bangladesh Mohila Somity, Dhaka. Mr. Amir Hossain Amu, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Industries, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, while Mr. Mario Ronconi, Minister Counsellor and Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh was present as the Guest of Honor and Mr. Shushen Chandra Das, Project Director, Bangladesh INSPIRED and Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industries and Mr. Sirajul Islam, Dir...

Lafarge holds workshop in Sylhet

Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) yesterday (Saturday, 20 August, 2016) arranged a workshop titled ‘'Supercrete for Sustainable Urbanization in Bangladesh' with the engineers and Lafargearchitects from different non-government organization at Hotel Star Pacific in Sylhet. The main focus of the workshop was to create awareness among the professionals on high rise buildings.

LSC awareness campaign on high rise buildings

Lafarge Surma Cement Limited (LSC) initiated district level awareness building campaign on high rise buildings. As a part of the campaign a workshop titled 'Supercrete for LSC LogoSustainable Urbanization in Bangladesh' was organized with the engineers from local government and different institutions at a hotel in Sylhet. Earlier similar workshop was organized in Bogra, Tangail and Mymensingh.

JS passes Finance Bill, 2016

The Finance Bill, 2016 was passed in the Jatiya Sangsad today as determined by the House with some changes to tax and customs duties. Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith proposed passage of the bill that included the implementation of government's financial proposals and amendments to several laws. The bill was introduced in the House on June 2. bd-parliament1Opposition bench member Kazi Feroz Rashid proposed publishing the bill for eliciting public opinion by July 5, 2016, while JP lawmakers Nurul Islam Oma...

Call to implement vested property judgment

The National Citizen Coordination Cell for Enforcement of Vested Property Return Act today called for immediate implementation of the verdict given by the Vested Property Return Appeal Tribunal. The coordination cell, an alliance of nine organisations, made the demand at a press conference held at the Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU). “The government has enacted ‘Vested Property Return (amendment) Act, 2011 in the parliament on December 11 in 2011 as demanded by the minority community, victims and Sultana Kamalciti...

Further gas price hike likely

Barely one year into the previous hike, the government has planned to further increase prices of gas for household use. Monthly prices of gas supplied to single-burner stoves have been proposed Tk 1,000 instead of the existing price of Tk 600 and for double-burners Tk 1200 has been proposed instead of the existing Tk 650. Every unit of compressed natural gas (CNG) for vehicles has been proposed to increase to Tk 58 from Tk 35. Woman-cooking-milk with gasThe Bangladesh Energy Regulat...