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The Mayor of Salisbury was proud to attend the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum in Bangladesh last week

Bangla Mirror Desk:   The Mayor of Salisbury, Cllr Atiqul Hoque, represented our modern medieval City at the Commonwealth Trade and Investment Forum on the 13-14 September 2023 in Dhaka, Bangladesh; a country which has a unique connection to Salisbury. The invitation came from the Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), Lord Marland of Odstock. The prestigious ...

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Council of Mosques condoles death of Aslam Uddin in London

  Bangla Mirror Desk :   Council of Mosque Tower Hamlets’ Coordinator Hafiz Maulana Shamsul Haque, Secretary Hira Islam and Treasurer Md. Abdul Munim Zahedi Kerol have expressed deep grief  over the death of Council of Mosque Tower Hamlets’ Coordinator Mohammad Aslam Uddin. The leaders expressed deep grief over his death and expressed deep condolences to the bereaved family members, ...

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THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY’S “THE EMPRESS” TRANSFERS TO THE LYRIC HAMMERSMITH THEATRE from 4 Oct-28 Oct.

  THE LYRIC’S ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE, TANIKA GUPTA, RETURNS WITH THE EMPRESS, FOLLOWING HER ACCLAIMED ADAPTATION OF HENRIK IBSEN’S A DOLL’S HOUSE AT THE LYRIC HAMMERSMITH THEATRE IN RACHEL O’RIORDAN’S DEBUT SEASON. DIRECTED BY POOJA GHAI, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF TAMASHA THEATRE COMPANY, THE EMPRESS OFFERS A FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON BRITAIN’S RELATIONSHIP WITH ITS IMPERIAL PAST. This autumn the Royal Shakespeare Company ...

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Bangladesh’s commitment to uphold democracy and to protect human rights highlighted in the UK House of Lords

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   We are trying to contribute to the lessening of the sufferings of humanity and uphold democracy. We have to come together against all Neo-colonial neoliberal efforts to distort the image of our country, a country born out of the human rights struggle in ’71, is true to the principles and fundamentals of democracy and human rights, ...

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UK Nirmul Committee expresses condolences to Munira Parveen’s bereaved family

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   The leaders of the UK Nirmul Committee have expressed grief over the death of Shahana Sultana, mother of Nirmul Committee’s secretary Munira Parveen and wife of prominent educationist Shaukat Ali. and expressed deep condolences to the bereaved family. Nirmul Committee President Syed Anas Pasha, Vice President Journalist Matiar Chowdhury, Vice President Nilufa Yasmin Hasan, Vice President ...

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London Borough of Redbridge Council’s newly appointed Mayor Jyotsna Islam sworn in at Newbury Park Mosque

  Councillor Jyotsna Islam, the newly appointed Mayor of London Borough of Redbridge Council, was sworn in at the Newbury Park Mosque on Sunday morning, September 17. Her husband Councillor Shams Islam was with her at this time. Councillor Saira Jamil, Deputy Mayor of Redbridge Council, Mayor of Havering Council and her husband, Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets Council, Councillor ...

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Critically acclaimed production of The Father and the Assassin opens at the National Theatre

Mahatma Gandhi: lawyer, champion of non-violence, beloved leader. Nathuram Godse: journalist, nationalist – and the man who murdered Gandhi. The Father and the Assassin traces Godse’s life over 30 years during India’s fight for independence: from a devout follower of Gandhi, through to his radicalisation and their tragic final encounter in Delhi in1948. Written by Anupama Chandrasekhar, one of India’s ...

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UK provides £3,000,000 of new humanitarian support for Rohingya refugees

    Sir Philip Barton, Permanent Under-Secretary at the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), has announced that the UK will provide £3,000,000 (around 42 crore taka) of new funding through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar and Bhasan Char. Sir Philip Barton is visiting Bangladesh for the fifth UK-Bangladesh ...

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Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office to visit Bangladesh

  Sir Philip Barton, UK Permanent Under-Secretary of the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, will arrive in Bangladesh on Monday 11 September for a two-day visit. Sir Philip’s main focus will be the fifth UK-Bangladesh Strategic Dialogue chaired by Bangladesh’s Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud Bin Momen. Building on the UK and Bangladesh’s historic links, the Strategic Dialogue reflects the two ...

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Nominate Shafiul Alam Chowdhury to reflect the hopes and aspirations of the people

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   If Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the daughter of the father of the nation, is to build a smart Bangladesh and continue the development trend, there is a need for proven young leadership from the grassroots like Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel. Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel is a successful politician. We expect the Prime Minister to fulfill our ...

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