Gulf Times - Bangladesh
Bangladesh expects Myanmar to keep Rohingya repatriation commitments despite coup

Bangladesh expects Myanmar to keep Rohingya repatriation commitments despite coup

Bangladesh called for peace and stability in Myanmar after a military coup on Monday, and said it hoped its neighbour make genuine efforts to move forward the stalled process of voluntary repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

Bangladesh set to move 2nd batch of Rohingya refugees to remote island

Bangladesh set to move 2nd batch of Rohingya refugees to remote island

Bangladesh is set to move a second batch of Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to the remote island of Bhasan Char in the Bay of Bengal this month, officials said on Sunday, despite calls by rights groups not to carry out further relocations.

QRCS promotes hand hygiene among refugees

QRCS promotes hand hygiene among refugees

To mark Global Handwashing Day 2020, the representative mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Bangladesh took part in hygiene awareness campaigns at refugee camps.

Thousands of jobless Bangladeshi garment workers fear for future

Thousands of jobless Bangladeshi garment workers fear for future

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling to find work and are at risk of destitution without urgent support, advocates said.

Bangladesh's Foreign Minister meets Qatar's Ambassador

Bangladesh's Foreign Minister meets Qatar's Ambassador

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Dr Abul Kalam Abdul Momen met Wednesday with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Bangladesh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Dehaimi.

Amir honours ambassadors of Bangladesh, Austria

Amir honours ambassadors of Bangladesh, Austria

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday with the outgoing ambassadors of Bangladesh and Austria to Qatar Ashud Ahmed and Dr Willy Kempel respectively.

Bilateral, synergistic opportunities between Qatar and Bangladesh on focus at Doha Bank webinar

Bilateral, synergistic opportunities between Qatar and Bangladesh on focus at Doha Bank webinar

Doha Bank hosted a webinar on Wednesday on the theme “Bilateral and synergistic opportunities between Qatar and Bangladesh”.

Bangladesh embassy observes Mujibur Rahman martyrdom

Bangladesh embassy observes Mujibur Rahman martyrdom

Bangladesh embassy in Doha on Saturday observed the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the National Mourning Day.

Farewell to Bangladesh ambassador

Farewell to Bangladesh ambassador

Bangladesh Forum Qatar (BFQ) hosted a reception to bid farewell to ambassador Ashud Ahmed at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel.

Bangladesh allows late-stage trial of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

Bangladesh allows late-stage trial of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine

Bangladesh has approved the third-phase trial of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd, officials said on Monday, as infections continue to rise in the densely-populated South Asian country.

Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar is ideally positioned to act as a commercial and operating hub for fintechs looking to tap into such key markets as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, according to a top official of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 people have died after a passenger ferry capsized on a river near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials said on Monday, with fears the toll could rise higher.