Independence Day Publication
Please click here to download our Independence Day 2013 Annual Publication.


Annual Publication Archives
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Click on Image to read the Notice
Click on Image to read the Notice
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin shaking hands with Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US Secretary of State John Kerry
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014
  • Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Click on Image to read the Notice
  • Click on Image to read the Notice
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
  • National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
  • Language Martyrs’ Monument (Shaheed Minar), Dhaka
  • National Parliament Building (Jatiyo Sangshad Bhaban), Dhaka
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • After Presentation of Credential by H.E. Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin to the US President
  • Ambassador Mohammad Ziauddin shaking hands with Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson
  • Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and US Secretary of State John Kerry
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Bangladesh Cricket Team in Washington DC 2014

Bangladesh nationals in the US are requested to register.

Purchase Wage Earner's Bond
and earn upto 12% Interest

Notices
08/30/2017 - Re-Tender for Naptha Export
  International Re-Tender Notice for...

07/24/2017 - IPO for ICB AMCL First Agrani Bank Mutual Fund
Initial Public Offering (IPO) for ICB...

Notices Archives

Sign up for our newsletter

For the current monthly newsletter, please click here. For information about upcoming issues, please enter your email address below:


Monthly Newsletter Archives



Subscribe to
      

07/02/2014: Vow for eradicating dowry in building flourishing char society

Vow for eradicating dowry in building flourishing char society


RANGPUR, Feb 07, 2014 (BSS) - Hundreds of char people at a daylong community fair yesterday vowed for eradicating social curses like dowry, child marriage and making birth and marriage registration campaign successful to build a flourishing char society.

They also committed to continue resisting dowry, child marriage, polygamy, divorce, violence, repression, rooting out gender discrimination, human trafficking and educating their children to make them worthy citizens to lead the nation in future

The chair people of all ages, including the young generations, committed this at the community fair organised to create social awareness for development and entertain the socially backward people living in remote char areas on the Teesta riverbed.

RDRS Bangladesh organised the fair under Chars Livelihood Programme (CLP) with financial assistances of the Department for International Development and Government of Bangladesh in remote Tapur Char village under Kawnia upazila.

Stalls were installed in the fair displaying health care, hygiene and sanitation, satellite clinic, consultation on malnutrition, display and sales of personal hygiene and health materials for adolescents, exhibition of agro-and livestock products produced in char villages using latest technologies, handicrafts, market facilitating and development activities, eradication of social curses etc.

Many other achievements of RDRS Bangladesh and CLP were also displayed in the fair for expediting overall development of the char people to improve their livelihoods as well as life standard through creating social awareness and amusement.

Chairman of local Tepamadhupur union parishad Alim Uddin formally inaugurated the fair as the chief guest with President of Tapur Char Village Development Committee (VDC) and local union parishad member Abdul Kuddus in the chair.

District Infrastructure Development Officers (CLP) Mesbahul Alam and Sarwar Hossain, Upazila Coordinator of CLP Debashish Paul and Additional Director of Rangpur Community Medical College and Hospital Mirajul Muhsin addressed as the special guests.

Programme Manager (CLP) Shafikur Rahman and Community Development Supervisor Rezaul Karim of CLP also addressed the ceremony moderated by its Training Officer Jiban Kumar Podder.

Besides, cost-free blood group tests and dowry-free marriages were conducted and free medicare services with medicines and legal aids were provided among the char people.

In addition, 50 couples of various age groups of different remote char villages under Mornea union also registered their marriages after 5 to 40 years of marriages before a discussion meeting was held there.

In the open discussion, some male and female char villagers narrated as how they have successfully changed fortune through income-generation activities, animal husbandry, poultry, handicrafts, homestead gardening, self- employment etc under CLP assistances.

They said the successes were achieved through awareness building activities, training and meetings conducted in building social awareness against all social curses including dowry in the remote char areas by members of the VDC and adolescents groups.

Later, the char people of all ages enjoyed 'Potgan', 'Gambhira', 'Gononatok' etc on the CLP activities rendered and staged by the artists of cultural organisation 'Rupantor' of Khulna in a colourful cultural evening there.
Source: http://www.bssnews.net/newsDetails.php?cat=0&id=387739&date=2014-01-23
Bangladesh News
No images for this article 11/09/2017 - Updated Info
Dear Visitors, Please Click here to see all new/updated information from the Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, DC, USA. Latest Notice ...



No images for this article 11/07/2017 - Notice for Applicants of Machine Readable Passport (MRP)
Dear Applicants for Machine Readable Passport (MRP), Please be informed that due to technical trouble, the processing of new MRPs at the Embassy in...



No images for this article 11/06/2017 - International Health, Pharmaceuticals and Biotech Trade Fair 2017
The First International "Health, Pharmaceuticals and Biotech Trade Fair 2017" will be held in Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Dhaka from 28 -...



No images for this article 09/22/2017 - Admission of Foreign Nationals at Undergraduate Program into BUET for 2017-18
Application Form with instruction for Admission of Foreign Nationals at Undergraduate Program into the Bangladesh University of Engineering &...



No images for this article 09/16/2017 - Humanitarian Assistance for the Rohingyas temporarily sheltered in Bangladesh
Bangladesh will accept humanitarian assistance from private persons including expatriate Bangladeshis, groups and organizations for the Rohingyas who...



Bangladesh News Archives

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Washington, DC
3510 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008
USA

Holiday on Thanksgiving

Date: 23 November 2017

Holiday on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi

Date: 30 November 2017


Calendar of Events
November 2017
MTWTFSS
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930