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Bangladeshi workers recruited for the first time under UK’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme

Bangladesh High Commission, London organised a briefing session at the Mission’s Bangabandhu Lounge on Monday for the Bangladeshi workers who have been recruited for the first time under the UK’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme. A British international recruitment company, Regency Recruitment Ltd, hired these workers for a British farm and arranged their travel to the UK. The recruitment of the ...

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Congratulations of Redbridge Community Trust to Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury who won the Sylhet City Election

  The President of Redbridge Community Trust (RCT) and other officials have congratulated Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury, joint secretary of the United Kingdom branch of Awami League, for being elected mayor in the Sylhet City Corporation election. On behalf of Redbridge Community Trust (RCT), President Alhaj Mohammed Ohid Uddin, General Secretary Shaheen Chowdhury, Treasurer Anamul Haque, Vice President Afsar Hossain Anam and ...

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Lord Ahmad praises Sheikh Hasina’s leadership and reassures UK’s support for Bangladesh

    The UK’s Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and the United Nations Lord Tariq Ahmad praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s outstanding leadership in driving Bangladesh’s significant economic growth and expressed satisfaction at the enhanced and strengthened Bangladesh-UK relations under her visionary leadership. Speaking at the roundtable on ‘Bangladesh’s Indo-Pacific Outlook and emerging partnership ...

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British High Commission celebrates the Official Birthday of The King and the Coronation in Dhaka

    The British High Commission celebrated the Official Birthday of His Majesty King Charles III and the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen on 21 June 2023 in Dhaka. Md. Tazul Islam, MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Government of Bangladesh, graced the reception as the guest of honour. A wide range ...

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UK Nirmul Committee’s decision to observe the death anniversary of Shaheed Janani

By Matiar Chowdhury:   London: Coming 26th June 2023 Shaheed Janani Jahanara Imam’s death anniversary has been decided to be celebrated by the United Kingdom branch of Ekatterer Ghatok-Dalal Nirmul Committee. This decision was taken at a special meeting of the executive committee at Bo-Business Center in East London at 19 June London time six pm, According to the decision, the United ...

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Amaravati visits Shaheed Smriti Udyan in Sylhet

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Dr Khurshida Tahmin Shimu and Ahmed Jinnun Dara, of the Sylhet Chapter of Amaravati, said that the Bangladesh Shaheed Smriti Udyan authority has allocated trees on the connecting road for ‘Amaravati’. The news is as good for Amaravati as it is a milestone.  They thanked Colonel Abdus Salam Bir Pratik under whose leadership the memorial ...

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UK introduces new landmark trading scheme for developing countries

      UK’s landmark Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) is coming into effect today. The scheme simplifies trading rules and cuts tariffs on products entering the UK from 65 developing countries, including Bangladesh. The DCTS will help grow trade, boost jobs, and drive sustained economic growth. This new scheme demonstrates the UK’s commitment to a modern and mutually beneficial ...

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Redbridge Equalities and Community Council organised Citizens’ Assembly on Islamophobia

Bangla Mirror Desk:   Redbridge Equalities and Community Council (RECC) organised a Citizens’ Assembly on Islamophobia which was held at Redbridge Central Library in Ilford on 10th June 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness about Islamophobia; educate & empower community members and share information and support available for victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes.  The event was ...

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Bangladesh Faces Alarming Risk of HIV Infection: Urgent Measures Needed

  By Imran Hossain:   In a concerning development, Bangladesh finds itself grappling with a high risk of HIV infection, raising urgent alarm bells within the nation. Despite commendable efforts by the government and international organizations, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS remains a daunting challenge. This report aims to shed light on the factors contributing to the increased risk of infection ...

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In memory of the late Gholam Rabbani Chowdhury, a mourning and prayer ceremony was held in London

    Bangla Mirror desk  : Former teacher of Nayabandar Dwmukhi High School College of Jagannathpur Upazila of Sunamganj district, prominent storyteller, veteran journalist, recently deceased Golam Rabbani Chowdhury was held in London in memory of the funeral and doa mahfil. On Sunday (June 11, 2023), a large number of students of DeMuki High School living in the UK attended ...

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