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World Bank, Bangladesh sign $50m deal to improve Rohingya healthcare

The Bangladesh government on Thursday signed a $50 million grant financing agreement with the World Bank to improve the country's services to cater to the health, nutrition and family planning needs of the Rohingya refugee population.

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Bangladesh arrests 22,000 in anti-drugs campaign

 

Bangladesh law enforcers have arrested 22,000 people since launching a crackdown on drug trafficking last month, the country's Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Monday.

Connectivity, trade, energy cooperation to mutually benefit Bangladesh, India: Envoy

With a UN body elevating Bangladesh from being a least developed country (LDC) to that of a developing country earlier this year, Bangladeshi High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Wednesday said that cooperation between his country and India in the areas of connectivity, trade and commerce, and energy will mutually benefit both sides.

Ex-border guards chief to head Bangladesh armed forces

Bangladesh on Monday picked former border guards chief Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the head of the country's armed forces.

Bangladesh appoints new Air Force chief

Bangladesh on Tuesday appointed Masihuzzaman Serniabat as the new Air Force chief, the Defence Ministry said. He succeeds Air Marshal Abu Esrar, reports bdnews24.

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