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Vatican official to visit Bangladesh

The Vatican official overseeing the Catholic Church’s evangelizing and missionary activities worldwide, ‎on Wednesday begins a 10-day visit Bangladesh, India and Nepal.   In the first leg of his visit, Cardinal ‎Fernando Filoni, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples will be in ‎Bangladesh Sept. 9-13, where he will visit Dhaka Archdiocese and Rajshahi Diocese. [caption id="attachment_19638" align="alignright" width="540"]REUTERS735165_Articolo Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the prefect of the Vatican's Congregati...

edotco Group CEO arrives in city

Group CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of edotco, Suresh Sidhu will arrive in the Dhaka from Kualalumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday 28th July 2015 for a two-day official visit. Suresh, who has been performing as the CEO of edotco Group since August 2014, is scheduled to have a number of key industry meetings as well as to give maximum support to local teams managing tower operations in this challenging period of severe flooding. suresh_mainPreviously, Suresh served as the Chief Corporate & Operations Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad sinc...

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed wins World Food Prize

A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday. Fazle Hasan Abed, of Bangladesh, created BRAC, the organization originally known as Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, as a temporary relief organization to help the country recover from the 1970 typhoon that killed about 500,000 people and the subsequent war fought in 1971 to win independence from Pakistan. Bangladesh was once listed as the Sir-Fazle-Hasan-Abed