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BD to boost trade with EU countries: PM

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MNA Business Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said Bangladesh is establishing 100 economic zones across the country so that (European Union) EU countries can invest for mutual benefits. The Prime Minister said this when outgoing EU Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon met her at her office. PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters after the meeting. He said the EU Ambassador also laid emphasis on improvement of trade and investment with Bangladesh, and appreciated the process made in Bangladesh-EU business dialogue. Pierre Mayaudon appreciated PM’s personal commitment to further review Bangladesh’s labour law and draft EPZ law, and said Bangladesh ...

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Engagement with Hifazat-e-Islam is ‘positive’: EU

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MNA Editorial Desk: The European Union Head of the Delegation in Dhaka finds the government’s approach in engaging with the Islamist group Hifazat-e-Islam ‘positive’. “If initiatives are taken to engage with some components of society who otherwise would have been left aside….i think it is positive,” ambassador Pierre Mayaudon said on Monday. The question raised in light of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s recent invitation to Hifazat leaders to visit her residence. “This inclusive society rallies long objectives which are consensual objectives of bringing forward socio-economic agenda, and development agenda of Bangladesh. No quarters, no segments of the society, of population ...

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