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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman addressed at the UNGA
National Martyrs' Memorial (Jatiyo Smriti Soudho), Savar
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Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh
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Ambassador Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
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
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  • 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 Ziauddin attends Iftar at White House on 6 June 2018
  • 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

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08/03/2014: UNESCO DG praises Bangladesh PM’s role in promoting women empowerment and girls’ education

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

External Publicity Wing

Dhaka

PRESS RELEASE

Date: 08 March 2014

UNESCO DG praises Bangladesh PM’s role in promoting women empowerment and girls’ education

UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, praised Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her commitment to women empowerment and girls’ education.

She said this while speaking to journalists at the inauguration of the exhibition organized to celebrate International Women’s Day at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

 

Irina Bokova recalled her visit to Bangladesh two years ago and praised the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in promoting women empowerment and girls’ education. She also appreciated the quality of artworks of Bangladeshi women artists displayed at the exhibition.

 

The exhibition, organized under the theme Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls, brought together artworks of leading women artists from eight countries -  Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Benin, Bulgaria, Canada, Peru and Russia – representing the status of women in various regions of the world.

 

Rokeya Sultana and Kanak Chanpa Chakma, two eminent women artists from Bangladesh, have been selected to represent Asia-Pacific region with their 11 paintings. Ambassador Shahidul Islam, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to UNESCO, was present at the inauguration ceremony as one of the co-organizers of the events.

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