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UN, World Bank chiefs to visit Bangladesh this week

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will visit Bangladesh this weekend, according to a UN spokesman.

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.

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