Bangladesh: Overcoming all obstacles and marching forward

Bangladesh’s population is somewhere around 160 million and when you compare that to the world’s population of 7.6 billion, we are just 2.1% of the world’s population. That’s quite an amazing statistic, isn’t it? We have not even completed a decade of this amazing leadership stint of our honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is at the helm since 2009, but the positive improvements on the ground are there to be seen. Let me walk you through some of these incredible achievements that make our country, a priceless crown jewel of the world. #1. Economy A lot has been said about the Bangladeshi economy by vested interests. When information is so freely available online on our clicks and taps, all it takes is an intelligent mind to filter out the noise of the fabricated news and believe in the sanity of hard facts put forward by experts. While the GDP growth cannot be looked at in isolation, it needs to be stressed that this growth has been equitable and inclusive, keeping the welfare of all the citizens as supreme. • Bangladesh attained 7.2% GDP growth in the last fis...

Illegal operations of JAAGO Foundation in Bangladesh

Recently the non-government organization named JAAGO (S–8027(48)/08) has received a government grant from ICT department. The news generated an overwhelming feeling of discontent among the political leaders and workers of Awami League. Through his past activities, Korvi Rakshand, the founder of JAAG...