7 November 2018 : Extract From Bangladesh Government’s Press Brief

Bangladesh News

In 7 November 2018 The cabinet has   approved  draft of the ‘Export Policy 2018-21’ Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Act-2018 and Bangladesh Sugarcrop Research Institute Act-2018 .The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, lost 0.39 per cent, or 20.58 points, to close at 5,204.35 points yesterday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said,

 ” The government wants the people to elect their representatives as per their choice through a peaceful election in the country “

Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged tannery owners to pay due attention to industrial waste management to check pollution. The Premier made the urge while inaugurating the Savar Tannery City through a video conference from her office yesterday. The Premier also inaugurated
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Industrial Park at Gazaria, Munshiganj and BSCIC Industrial
Park in Sirajganj.

Export Policy 2018-21

The cabinet has approved the draft of the ‘Export Policy 2018-21’ with a view to infusing dynamism into export operations, enhance competitiveness in trade and commerce and thus strengthen the position of Bangladesh in the competitive world. The approval was given at the
cabinet meeting yesterday with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The cabinet also approved in principle the drafts of the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Act-2018 and Bangladesh Sugarcrop Research Institute Act-2018

Technocrat ministers submitted their resignation 

All four technocrat ministers submitted their resignation letters to the Cabinet Division yesterday as asked by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of the polls. The technocrats who submitted their resignation letters are: Post and Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mostafa Jabbar, Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafesh Osman, Religious Affairs
Minister Principal Motiur Rahman and Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam BSc

Chief Election Commissioner

Chief Election Commissioner K M Nurul Huda has said, there is no scope to defer the announcement of polls schedule, but the elections can be delayed if all political parties want. The CEC said this while talking to media at the Nirbachan Bhaban yesterday. Meanwhile, the Election Commission yesterday issued an official letter asking the authorities concerned to send nomination forms and other polling materials to field level on November 8