Dhaka, June 14 (UNB) – President Abdul Hamid has sought cooperation from Tajikistan in resolving the Rohingya crisis.
The President came up with the call when he met Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe on Thursday.
President Hamid also urged Tajikistan to import readymade garments, medicines, jute and jute products from Bangladesh, said President’s press secretary Joynal Abedin.
During the meeting, the two sides also laid emphasis on forming a joint working group for utilising the potential sectors of Bangladesh and Tajikistan.
Earlier, President Abdul Hamid reached Tajikistan's capital of Dushanbe to attend the 5th Summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) around 10 pm (local time) on Thursday.
President Abdul Hamid said, “Bangladesh has adopted a zero-tolerance policy against terrorism and militancy. The two countries will work together for sustainable development and progress.”
Mentioning that Bangladesh and Tajikistan support each other in international and regional fora, Abdul Hamid said, “The bilateral relations between the two countries will be strengthened further.”
During the meeting, Tajikistan President Emomali assured Hamid of extending support to Bangladesh in resolving Rohingya crisis.
He also stressed boosting regional cooperation to fight terrorism.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abul Momen and Tajikistan Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin were present at the meeting.
The President is scheduled to go to Uzbekistan on June 16 and is expected to return home on June 19.
Chuadanga, June 14 (UNB) – A college student was found dead at her house in Hatkaluganj area of the district town on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Jhuma Khatun, 19, a Class-XII student of Chuadanga Ideal Government Women College and daughter of Abdus Samad.
Quoting locals, police said Jhuma along with her mother Julekha Begum had been living at the house as her father lives in Dhaka in connection with his job.
On Thursday afternoon, Julekha went to a hospital to visit her ailing relative leaving Jhuma alone at the house, said Jahangir Alam, a municipality counsillor.
When Julekha returned home, she found her daughter lying in a pool of blood.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to local hospital morgue for autopsy.
The vein of the girl’s left hand was found cut off while there was an injury mark on her neck, said Ikramul Haq, a sub-inspector at Sadar Police Station.
The reason behind the killing is still not clear, he said.
Narsingdi, June 14 (UNB) – A young girl suffered serious burn injuries as miscreants allegedly set her on fire at Birpur in the district town on Thursday night.
The victim was identified as Phulon Barman, 17, daughter of Shital Barman of the area.
Salauddin Ahmed, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Narsingdi Model Police Station, said Phulon went to a grocery shop for a small purchase around 8:45 pm.
While returning to home, two miscreants waylaid the girl and took her to an abandoned place. Later, they set the girl on fire after pouring kerosene over her body.
Hearing her screams, local people rushed in and took her to Sadar Hospital. She was then moved to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital as her condition deteriorated.
Dhaka, June 13 (UNB) - Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said bilateral discussions between Bangladesh and Myanmar have been continuing to ensure safe, dignified and permanent repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland.
While placing the budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 on Thursday, he said discussions are going on as per the directions of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The displaced Rohingyas, who escaped from Myanmar to save their lives in the face of torture, oppression and ethnic cleansing, have been given shelter in Bangladesh as a humanitarian gesture, he said.
The Finance Minister said Bangladesh has been providing all necessary physical support services, including food, housing, health and other emergency services, to over 1.1 million Rohingyas.
He said Bangladesh has been efficiently doing massive work of providing health and other emergency services including provisioning of residential facilities, supply of drinking water, installation of sanitary latrines and building roads for the Rohingya refugee population.
Dhaka, Jun 13 (UNB)- The police administration has undergone a major reshuffle with 8 deputy commissioners (DCs) and 13 police superintendents getting transferred and given new postings.
The Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard on Thursday.
According to the notification, Md Farid Uddin, DC of Dhaka Metropolitan Police was made Police Superintendent (SP) of Sylhet, Md Alamgir Hossain, DC of Rajshahi was made SP of Noakhali, Hayatul Islam Khan, DC of DMP has been made SP of Pirojpur, Khodokar Nurunnabi, DCof DMP made SP of Feni, Md Mohibul Islam Khan, DC of DMP made SP of Kurigram, Md Yusuf Ali, DC of DMP has been made SP of Panchagarh, Fatiha Yasmin, DC of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) was made SP of Jhalakathi and Biplob Kumar Sarkar, DC of DMP was made SP of Rangpur.
Md Ilias Sharif, SP of Noakhali was posted as Deputy Commissioner (DC) of DMP, Sarkar Mohammad Kaisar, SP of Dhaka Anti-terrorism Unit was made SP of Bhola, Md Moktar Hossain, SP of Bhola has been made DC of Barishal, Md Mehedul Karim, SP of Kurigram was made SP of Dhaka Anti-Terrorism Unit, Md Rashidul Hasan, SP of Joypurhat was posted as DC of Rajshahi, Mohammad Salam Kabir, SP of Dhaka Police Department was made SP of Joypurhat.
Md Jobaidur Rahman, SP of Jhalokati was made DC of DMP, Md Gias Uddin Ahmed SP of Panchagarh was made Special Police Super (SB) of Bangladesh Police, Md Moniruzzaman SP of Sylhet was made Special Police Super (SB) of Bangladesh Police, Syed Mosfiqur Rahman, SP of Noakhali was made captain of Police Super (SB) of Bangladesh Police, Md Sihab Kaisar Khan was made captain SP of 8th APBN, Dhaka, Md Mizanur Rahman, SP of Rangpur was made SP of Rajbari, Asma Siddika Mili, SP of Rajbari was made DC of DMP.