Tidal surges, cyclones, or even strikes and blockades can’t do much deter to themWe welcome the newest US Ambassador to Bangladesh, Marcia Bernicat. Ambassador: We have been waiting for you since your name was announced as the next possible US envoy to Bangladesh in May of last year. Having respectable visibility about the ambassador selection process, we are well aware of why it took so much time for you to join the Bangladesh mission. I am sure that you are well-briefed about your duties here.READ MORE
No matter how the political regimes try to colour them, Bangabandhu and Ziaur Rahman will be rememberedI don’t know how this originated, but since the late 70s, we have been hearing about how Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib was a great leader, but not a successful statesman. On the other hand, there are claims that Ziaur Rahman was a very good statesman.
Again, I don’t know what kind of research had been done by the country’s political scientists to back these up, but many of them told me that Zia emerged from the failures of the ruling BAKSAL.READ MORE
They are thinking big, working hard, and are trying to do their best to take this nation forwardThe gentleman goes by the name Rehman Sobhan. He has either reached the age of 80 or will be there soon. He worked on the two economy theory in the 60s, which eventually helped Bangladesh earn its independence from Pakistan through a bloody war. All his life, he has been a champion of public policy, a dedicated teacher, and a pro-people economist.READ MORE
Going forward, the central bank should be allocating more time in reforming the existing archaic policy regimeDecember 31 is a banking holiday. Though there are no customer transactions, the mainframe system is busy calculating profits and losses for the entire year.
Some commercial bank managers even take this time to arrange luncheons or exchange greetings by distributing sweets to their larger clients. Most are talking about how the year went, though. I am sure Thursday or Friday’s newspapers will carry a lot of news on this.READ MORE