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SVF MUSIC’S GAAN PIRITI TO BRING TOGEHER MUSIC MAESTROS FROM INDIA AND BANGLADESH ON THIS VALENTINES

James, Fossils, Anupam Roy, Sahana Bajpaie, Imon Chakraborty and Oyshee to come together for the first time in a decade   First time in a decade: Gaan Piriti- Season 1 hosts two most prolific Bengali Rock Stars- James O Nagarbaul and Fossils & Rupam Oyshee’s first ever performance in Kolkata Bengali music lovers across the

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

13/12/2017 Second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January. The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The two-year

Bangladesh moves to protect Rohingya children from diphtheria

12 December 2017, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh — The Government of Bangladesh, with the support of UNICEF, the World Health Organization and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, today launched  a vaccination campaign against diphtheria and other preventable diseases for all Rohingya children aged 6 weeks to 6 years living in 12 camps and temporary settlements near the Myanmar

New IFC Report Points to $172 billion of Climate Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh by 2030

Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 06, 2017 – Bangladesh’s ambitious plans to meet its climate targets under the Paris Agreement alongside policy priorities, represent about $172 billion worth of investment opportunities by 2030 in sectors including green buildings, transport infrastructure, climate-smart urban water, and renewable energy, says a new report issued by IFC, a member of the

WHO appeals for USD 10.2 million to support critical health interventions in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 6 October 2017: The World Health Organization is seeking USD 10.2 million to protect, promote and secure the health of more than half a million people who have moved to southern Bangladesh from across the border since August this year. “The health needs of this immensely vulnerable population are massive, and growing.

Pepe Jeans, Dollar Industries enter into joint venture

To launch new range of products under brand name Pepe Jeans London To Manufacture And Market Premium Fashion Innerwear, Loungewear, Gymwear Sleepwear and Track Suits for Adults & Kids To Market And Sale Products In India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan & Bangladesh Kolkata, 11th August, 2017: Dollar Industries Limited today announced a Joint Venture with

€59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia

The Netherlands WASH SDG Consortium €59 million for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The WASH SDG Consortium to contribute to sustainable improved water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all. Amsterdam, 28 June 2017 – The WASH SDG Consortium – WASH Alliance International (WAI ), Plan Netherlands

Damco expertise heralds a new era for Supply Chain in Bangladesh

Damco has introduced an end-to-end solution wherein export products will be consolidated in Dhaka, and the full container will then be transported by river barge for onward trans-shipment to Chittagong port. Launched on 13th March 2017, the new supply chain management product is also in line with the government’s philosophy on promoting river transport. With

Bangladesh ready for next phase to make ship recycling green and sustainable 

​IMO, the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS) have jointly implemented the 30-month “Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh – Phase I” (SENSREC project).   The Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the

Hong Kong Exports Set To Stabilise In 2017

Services Industries to Benefit from Belt and Road Initiative;  Bangladesh Provides Long-term Relocation Opportunities  14 December 2016 – Despite challenges facing the global economy, Hong Kong’s exports are expected to stabilise in 2017, with improvements in export value and volume compared to this year. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) today released its Export