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BGMEA seeks duty-free access to Brazil for RMG products

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) President Faruque Hassan has requested the government of Brazil to provide duty-free access to Bangladeshi apparel products. The BGMEA chief made the request when Ambassador of Brazil to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior met him on Thursday at its office. They discussed how Brazil and Bangladesh can reap mutual trade benefits through ...

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Biman launches direct flight on Saidpur-Cox’s Bazar route

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Thursday began the operation of direct flight on the Saidpur-Cox’s Bazar-Saidpur route. The opening flight left for Cox;s Bazar from Saidpur on around 11:00am. Railway Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujon opened the inaugural program chaired by State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali at Saidpur Airport in Nilphamari district. The flight, BG 592, ...

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ADB launches new Country Partnership Strategy for BD

Bangladesh Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal and ADB Country Director for Bangladesh Manmohan Parkash Monday launched a new ADB Country partnership strategy (CPS) for Bangladesh at the Pan Pacific hotel in Dhaka. The CPS for 2021-2025 aims to boost competitiveness, employment, and private sector development; promote green growth and climate resilience; and strengthen human capital and social protection. Finance Division ...

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UK to look at Pandora Papers tax revelations

British finance minister Rishi Sunak said the country’s tax officials would look at a leak of financial documents that was published by news organizations that allegedly tie world leaders to concealed wealth. “I’ve seen these things overnight as well and it’s obviously tough for me to comment on them specifically given they’ve only just emerged, and of course HMRC will ...

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Biman resumes direct flights to Abu Dhabi

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has resumed its direct flights from Dhaka to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Two flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate on Sunday and Thursday, said a press release. Besides, the national flag carrier will resume its direct flight from Dhaka to Dubai from Monday and five flights will be operated on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, ...

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Export-import thru Hili port suspended observing Gandhi’s birth anniv

Export-import activities through Hili land port was suspended on Saturday on the occasion of 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The port’s Clearing and Forwarding (C&F) Agent Association general secretary Jamil Hossain Chalanto said the traders of the both countries took the decision as the day is a public holiday in India. The export-import activities through the port will resume ...

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin: Allegations of safety issues at company

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has said that it will launch a review into work practices at Blue Origin, the space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The announcement comes after 21 current and former employees claimed the company had ignored safety concerns to gain an advantage in the space race. Staff also complained of a culture of ...

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Dhamaka owes Tk 3.8bn to consumers, suppliers

E-commerce platform Dhamakashopping.com owes more than Tk 3.8 billion to around 300,600 customers and suppliers. Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director (legal and media wing) of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), informed this while briefing reporters on Wednesday. RAB held the press briefing hours after a team of the elite force arrested three officials of Dhamaka from the city’s Tejgaon area. The ...

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Biman to resume flights to Madinah, Kuwait, and Kathmandu

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume its direct flights on Dhaka- Kathmandu route from 9th October 2021 and Dhaka-Madinah, Dhaka-Kuwait route from 10th October 2021. Air travelers can purchase tickets for these routes from now on, a Biman press release said on Wednesday. Biman to restart commercial flights on the Dhaka- Kathmandu route through BG-071 which left Dhaka every Saturday and ...

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Bangladesh Caterers Association Celebrating Its Diamond Anniversary – 60 Years of Service & Its Awards Night2021

Bangla Mirror Desk:   This year’s Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) Awards night is back on 7 November and this year will be very special. 2021 is the 15th year of these significant industry awards, which take place during BCA’s Diamond year – celebrating 60 years of making curry the nation’s favourite dish. The Awards night will be held at the ...

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