Dhaka, June 25 (UNB) – Controversial Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman has been suspended as of Tuesday.
Public Relations Officer of Home Ministry Sharif Mahmud Apu confirmed the matter to UNB, adding that a notification had already been issued in this regard.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday (June 24) ordered its director Enamul Basir and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman to appear before it on July 1 for interrogation.
On May 3 last year, the ACC interrogated the DIG in connection with accumulation of illegal wealth. The commission also reportedly found his involvement in money laundering.
DIG Mizan, former additional commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), was withdrawn on January 9, 2018 following allegations of threatening a female news presenter of a private television channel.
Mizan reportedly picked up a 25-year-old woman in July, 2017 and forcibly married her.
Dhaka, June 25 (UNB) - The results of this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations are expected to be published between July 20-22, according to Chief of Inter-Education Board Coordination Subcommittee and Dhaka Education Board Chairman Prof M Ziaul Haque.
The Inter-Education Board has sent a letter to the Education Ministry in this regard, he added.
A total 13, 51,505 students participated in this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations.
Cumilla, June 25 (UNB)— A physically and mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a 65-year-old man at Shreemodi village in Homna upazila on Thursday night.
Victim’s father Abdul Motalib filed a case with Homna police on Monday night, said Sayed Md Fazle Rabbi, officer-in-charge of the police station.
The girl was taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital for tests on Tuesday morning.
According to case statement, Mangal Mia forcibly took the girl to his room and raped her when she was going to a nearby tailor’s house.
Police are trying to arrest the suspect, the OC said.
Dhaka, June 25 (UNB) - Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has urged Bangladesh envoys abroad to put in their best efforts for attracting increased volume of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Bangladesh to help achieve its higher development goals.
“I’ve written to our Ambassadors abroad to intensify their efforts as well as sought their views on how we can do better and effectively promote our trade and investment among foreigners,” he said.
Dr Momen was addressing a seminar titled “Trade and Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh” held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the chief guest on Tuesday.
Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam, Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) Executive Chairman Paban Chowdhury,
Along with high officials of the Foreign Ministry, executive chairmen of BIDA and BEZA and Managing Director of High-Tech Park Hosne Ara Begum also attended the seminar.
Dr Momen said his ministry is playing its role part in Bangladesh’s journey of attracting foreign investment. “We’ve their (Bangladesh envoys) views and we’re assessing them while working out an appropriate strategy in this regard.
He mentioned that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strengthened its capacity and intensified efforts following the vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on pursuing and emphasising on economic diplomacy.
The Foreign Minister said his ministry has established a new division to deal with and coordinate all trade and investment issues with all relevant national authorities and ministries, including BIDA and BEZA, to closely work with them as a single entity.
He said the vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina emphasising Economic and Trade Diplomacy helps realise her dream of building “Sonar Bangla”.
“My ministry is and will always ready to work closely and coordinate our national efforts with all the national investment authorities and ministries to make it happen,” Momen said.
Dhaka, Jun 25 (UNB) – Jatiya Oikyafront Convener and Gonoforum President Dr Kamal Hossain flew to Malaysia on Tuesday to join an international conference.
Dr Kamal, along with his wife Hameeda Hossain, left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on a flight of Malaysian Airlines at 12:30pm, Gonoforum central Joint General Secretary Maj (retd) Afsary Ameen Ahmed told UNB.
He said Dr Kamal will participate in a three-day conference of Transparency International in Malaysia.
From Malaysia, he said the Oikyafront chief will to go Thailand on June 28 for treatment at a Bangkok hospital for various health complications.
Dr Kamal is scheduled to return home on July 4.