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  • Published at 02:55 am May 26th, 2014

“Our investigation is going on. If it is required to quiz him [Shamim Osman], we will obviously do it. Everyone relating to the incident will be questioned.”

Shahjahan Ali Mollah, head of the high-powered government probe body formed for the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder case, made the remarks at the Secretariat on Sunday.

“If ever there were duty-free, quota-free regime in America, it would be implemented most likely through GSP. So, [if] Bangladesh does not have the GSP privileges, then it would be hard to implement [the] duty-free quota-free [market access]"

US ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena made the statement while speaking at a country lecture programme at the Bangladesh Institute of International and Startegic Studies in the city on Sunday.

“We hope to conclude the construction of the four-lane Dhaka-Chittagong highway by December this year. The construction work of 18 bridges, out of 23, and 232 culverts on this highway have already been completed.”

The minister spoke to the media after inaugurating two newly-built bridges, Baro Awlia Bridge and Dhamarkhali Khal Bridge, on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sitakunda upazila on Sunday.