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Top Taxpayers In Bangladesh 2019

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Spread the Words    Tweet Every year Bangladesh National Board of revenue (NBR) honor top taxpayer of the country . This year 141 taxpayers was awarded tax card and crest for paying the highest amount of income tax in 2018 -2019 . 74 individual & 57 companies win top taxpayer awards from NBR . Bangladesh’s tax-to-GDP ratio is …

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Bangladesh Air Force orders KRONOS LAND Radar System From Leonardo

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh Air Force ordered undisclosed number of of Kronos Land 3D radar systems from Italian company  Leonardo . The KRONOS land is a Mobile 3D, multifunctional radar system to support air and coastal defense . It detects and tracks any type of air and maritime threat, such as high speed missiles, low …

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Bangladesh To Sign Defense Deal With USA : US Offered Apache

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Spread the Words    Tweet  For many years Bangladesh wanted to purchase heavy weapons from United States . According to the latest development Bangladesh & the US are currently negotiating two agreements ACSA & GSOMIA that are required by the US law for the purchase of its Heavy Military equipment . A US Department of State spokesperson …

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Skyguard Anti-Aircraft Gun to Boost Bangladesh Army’s Air Defense Capability

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh army recently added Oerlikon Twin Gun GDF009 to its Adhoc 48 Air Defence Artillery Regiment. The test-firing of the anti-aircraft gun was held  Oct 13, 2019, at Nidania AD Firing Range in Cox’s Bazar. Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed witnessed the firing as the chief guest while high military …

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Bangladesh To Setup its Own Coastal Surveillance System

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While the Indian press reported, ” India will install a 24 radar systems in Bangladesh” . There is no way Bangladesh Armed forces or Government will allow any foreign-controlled military establishment in Bangladesh nor any binding pact was signed in this regard


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Sheikh Hasina returned home from India

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Spread the Words    Tweet  A flight of Biman Bangladesh carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina landed at Dhaka at 10.35 pm Bangladesh time from India. The pm went to India on October 3 on a four-day official visit to attend the India Economic Summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF) . On the first day of her …

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US Air Defense System Failed to Protect Saudi Arabian Infrastructure

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Saudi Arabia is armed with branded US air defense system which failed to counter a major attack on the world’s largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq. The attack revealed the limits of US-Made air-defense system. Recently Saudi Arabia deployed six Patriot Missile defense battalion what failed to stop this major attack on …

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Sorry Russia! Its Eurofighter Typhoon

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Spread the Words    Tweet Bangladesh’s Air Force released its tender to procure multi-role combat aircraft in 2017. The requirement indicates that the BAF is open to the incorporation of Western NATO standard aircraft, and Russian Multirole fighter system. Multirole is one aircraft with both major roles, a primary air-to-air combat role, and a secondary role like air-to-surface attack. …

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Iran Foreign Minister javad zarif In Bangladesh

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Spread the Words    Tweet  The US sanctioned Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is now in Bangladesh for attending the “IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference ” . Before coming to Dhaka, the Iranian diplomat was in Moscow, where he held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. Today Javad Zarif paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh …

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries to Invest 5 Billion in Bangladesh

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Sources in Dhaka and Riyadh said The Saudi state-owned defense company ” Saudi Arabian Military Industries ” is going to invest in Bangladesh Aircraft Servicing industry. The Saudi authorities hinted that initially, they will ink an investment agreement with Bangladesh Air Force. The Saudi Investment was discussed during a visit to Saudi …

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US Army Advancing Robotics

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Spread the Words    Tweet United states army advancing its autonomous robot fleets designed for military applications. Researchers at the US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Research Laboratory (ARL) , Boston Dynamics are working to develop a fully autonomous robot system capable of making the decision to engage with the target . Pentagon started ” Mobile …

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Eid al-Adha Sales Could Hit 4.8 Billion in 2019

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh is going to celebrate its biggest sacrificial religious event of 2019 on 12 August. This year Eid market is 29% Bigger than the previous year, which could hit 5 Billion USD. Eid al-Adha is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year and considered the holier of the two. …

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Biman Makes 32 Million Profit in 2019 while 23 Million Loss in 2018

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Spread the Words    Tweet  In a remarkable twist of Bangladesh Flag Carrier ” Bangladesh Biman ” made its USD 32 Million Dollar profit in 2018-19 . while it was incurred a loss of around Taka 23 Million in 2017-2018fiscal. Biman’s expenditure was 657 Million against its income of USD689.4–resulting in a net profit of 32.38 million …

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26.65 Billion USD Tax Revenue Collected in FY19

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh National Board of Revenue Collected 26.65 Billion Dollar Tax revenue in 2019, What was 10.7 percent higher than the previous year. The revenue collection Target was 33.34 Billion Dollar. According to the NBR, of the overall revenue collection in 2019, income tax accounts for 32.6 percent & value-added Tax accounts 39.1 …

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Bangladesh Air Force to Receive Five C-130J Hercules In 2019

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Spread the Words    Tweet  According to Janes weekly Bangladesh Airforce to receive five UK-surplus Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft by the end of 2019. The Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is an update of the Lockheed C-130 Hercule. The Super Hercules has been used extensively by …

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ECNEC Approved USD 612 Million for Roads, Agriculture & Export Diversification

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Spread the Words    Tweet  In the  2nd ECNEC meeting of the fiscal year (FY20) approved eight projects involving USD 612 Million or BDT 5142 Corror. Of the total project cost, BDT 4,129.81 crore will come from the Government Fund while Taka 1,012.55 crore from project assistance. 2nd ECNEC meeting of the 2019-2020 Eight project  – $612 …

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Bangladesh Received 3.61 Billion Dollar Foreign Direct Investment in 2018

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Spread the Words    Tweet  As Bangladesh expected to achieve 8.0% growth in 2019 and 2020 – Its received 3.61 Billion dollars Foreign investment in 2018 an increase of 67.94 percent from a year earlier. The Energy sector recived the highest amount of FDI of $1.01 billion, the food at $729.69 million, textile and weaving at $408.08 …

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Bangladesh: Top Growing economy in Asia – Asian Development Bank

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh expected to achieve 8.0% growth in 2019 and 2020. According to the Asian Development Bank report ( Asian Development Outlook 2019 ) ” Bangladesh will continue to be the fastest in the Asia Pacific”. Bangladesh Growth Report 2019 Bangladesh Total GDP growth accelerated to 7.9% in the fiscal year 2018 from …

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Magnificant Bangladesh & Shakib beat West Indies by seven wickets

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets: Cricket World Cup 2019 . Bangladesh 322-3 (Shakib 124, Das 94) Pulled for four!  Massive, massive result for Bangladesh. They have been ruthless in this chase . Shakib Al Hasan with one of THE great World Cup performances. Fearless like he’s been throughout the tournament and …

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Bangladesh Now Make Surface-to-Air Missiles (MANPADS)

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh started developing its first indigenously built man-portable air defense missiles system in its defense industrial complex. This MANPADS equipped with infrared seeker & resistance to flares. This portable air-defense system designed to engage low flying targets, it has a range of 6 km and a maximum altitude of 13000 Feet. The missile …

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2019 Bangladesh Budget & Economy in Brief

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Spread the Words    Tweet The size of the proposed budget for Bangladesh FY 2019-20 is 62 Billion dollars. . The debt to GDP ratio is 32 percent. The country achieved self-sufficiency in food by raising foodgrains production to 2 crore 68 lakh metric tons. The size of GDP is US$ 302.4 billion. The budget deficit for the …

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3.87 Billion USD: Defense Budget of Bangladesh 2019-2020

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Spread the Words    Tweet Bangladesh Armed forces received 3.87 Billion dollar allocation for Defending the nation from the enemy what is 8.3% of its Total Budget. The size of Bangladesh GDP was US$ 72 billion in FY2005-06, which has now increased 4.5 times to US$ 302.4 billion. The size of the proposed budget for FY2019-20 is USD …

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US selling $1.7 Billion Dollar F-16 to Bulgaria

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Spread the Words    Tweet  The United State State department confirmed sale of F-16 to Bulgaria. The aircraft is F-16C/D block 70/72 variety. Approximately 3,000 operational F-16s are in service in 25 countries. With several types of precision-guided and unguided bombs. Bulgaria currently relies on the United States and Britain to participate in joint air policing Bulgaria’s …

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Billion Dollar Submarine Base & Submarines to Add in Bangladesh Navy’s Inventory: 2019

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Bangladesh government undertook a massive military infrastructure project for Bangladesh Navy to construct a heavily fortified navy submarine base in Bangladesh Cox Bazar district. According to various sources, Bangladesh Navy is going to construct a heavily fortified submarine base in defensive position beside Kutubdia Island channel, Magnama, Pekua Upazila of Cox Bazar …

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USD 7.61 Billion Dollar For Railways, Power & Army: ECNEC January – April 2019

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lead government allocated more than 7.6 billion dollar development project in the first four months of 2019. Most of the development allocation was for electricity and Railway.As this government put emphasis on energy and communication this will further boost the capability of this Nations overall growth. From this …

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$100 Million Dollar Radar Upgrade for Dhaka Airport

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Spread the Words    Tweet  Recently French defense equipment giant Thales Group was awarded 100 million dollar contract for Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Air Traffic Management system including Advance radar and surveillance system. The company will set up a Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Air Traffic Management (CNS\/ATM) system with a multi-mode radar . The Thales ILS …

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Bangladesh Air Force to get Eurofighter Typhoon, Sukhoi Su-30 & MiG-35.

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Spread the Words    Tweet Bangladesh Air Force to procure 12 Su-30 SME and 32 MiG-35 fighter aircraft for its aging Fleet. The Air Force also wants to diversify its defense equipment sourcing and has put emphasis on procuring NATO-standard military equipment. The Air Force is seeking to bolster its air combat capabilities through the induction of new …

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Bangladesh Highest Taxpayer in 2018 : Company & Individual

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Spread the Words    Tweet In 2018 Bangladesh Government Gazettes Published list of 145 top company and Individual Taxpayer . As Bangladesh GDP reached 249.7 billion USD in 2017 , Those performing Company and Individual played a significant role in this journey . In the Individual top 5 tax payer , Board of Square group have 3 seat …

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🇺🇸 USA to Support 🇧🇩 Bangladesh For Developing An Unmanned Aircraft System

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Spread the Words    Tweet The United state Department of Defense will be Supporting Bangladesh for developing an Unmanned Aircraft system (UAS) capability for deployment to UN peacekeeping operations . Statement from the US State department said: “Our pledge includes the provision of at least $13 million in support of Bangladesh’s commitment to develop an unmanned aerial system …

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Arçelik A.Ş acquires 57% of Singer 🇧🇩 Bangladesh for $75 Million

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Spread the Words    Tweet  The Turkish consumer electronics manufacturer Arçelik has completed Majority acquisition of Bangladesh Top Electronics Retailers singer . Singer is Publicly traded company in Bangladesh . Under the agreement, Ardutch BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arçelik, would acquire a 57 percent stake in Singer Bangladesh’s majority shareholder from Retail Holdings Bhold BV, …

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