Bangladesh business

US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical equipment to fight Covid

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in partnership with Project CURE, an American NGO, donated emergency medical equipment, including 60 oxygen concentrators, to strengthen Bangladesh’s response to Covid-19. Other supplies include variable positive air pressure units, other oxygen supplies and device accessories, as well as 45,000 pieces of PPE, including KN95 and N95 masks. For all the […]

Bangladesh business

Bangladesh business leaders call for factories to reopen amid pandemic

Leaders of BGMEA, BKMEA, BTMEA, Dhaka Chamber and FBCCI made the request during a meeting with Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam at the secretariat on Thursday. They say prolonged shutdowns risk losing their share of the international market, disruptions in supply chains, port congestion and will have a global effect on the economy. “We have […]

Bangladesh business

US Chamber’s US-Bangladesh Business Council delivers essential COVID-19 supplies to Bangladesh

The Policy Times Dhaka Bureau:On Monday (July 26), U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires JoAnne Wagner and US-Bangladesh Business Council officials joined officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Directorate-General for Health Services in welcoming a special delivery of essential medical supplies to bolster the country’s response to COVID-19[FEMALE[FEMININE The medical supplies were donated by […]

Bangladesh business

US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical supplies to Dhaka

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in collaboration with the American NGO Project CURE, donated essential medical supplies to Dhaka to help strengthen the country’s fight against Covid-19. The donation includes 60 oxygen concentrators, variable positive air pressure units and other oxygen supplies, as well as device accessories, including 45,000 pieces of personal protective equipment, including KN95 […]

Bangladesh population

80% of the population of Bangladesh will be vaccinated by 2022: DGHS

Bangladesh health officials said on Sunday they had set a deadline to vaccinate 80% of Bangladesh’s total population of 170 million by 2022 as part of the government campaign to contain the Covid-19 situation. “We plan to vaccinate 80% of the total population of the country by 2022,” said director general of the general directorate […]

Bangladesh food

Bangladesh’s food imports reach second highest in 10 years

Floods of last year, pandemic-induced difficulties in the agricultural sector and inability to maintain a good food reserve behind the rise, officials say Bangladesh imported 6.6 million tonnes of food grains in the just ended 2020-21 fiscal year, hitting a three-year record. The import volume of this tax is also the second highest in a […]