Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon all to build an equality-based world and society for ensuring rights, honour and dignity of the women. She said this while addressing the inaugural function of the International Women's Day-2014 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre here this morning.
At a time when Bangladesh has been making great strides in ensuring women’s emancipation, Islamist groups are spreading propaganda to constrain the progress achieved so far, women’s rights activists have claimed.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on yesterday said the government would not allow anyone to play with the fate of people of the country. The premier was addressing a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan organised by her party to mark the historic March 7.
Effusive about Bangladesh’s potentials, US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal has said Bangladesh stands to develop tremendous commercial ties with the rest of Asia through its very strategic location and wealth of natural resources.
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani arrives here on Saturday on a four-day official visit, aiming to strengthen the existing cooperation between the OIC and Bangladesh.