Foreign Relations of Bangladesh

Nurturing women to take the lead

Poverty, race, religion and social standing are irrelevant if you're a student at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. This is an institution with a difference - on a mission to empower women to change the region and the world.

Saturday, 19 April, 2008, 12:00am

Regional pact to expand commerce

THE SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement - SAPTA - is one of the most significant achievements of the seventh SAARC summit, which was signed last April.

The deal sets out clearly how the seven member-states must set up the trading arrangement as the first step towards ''higher levels of trade and economic co-operation in the region''.

26 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

A paradise for investors

BANGLADESH is a country with great economic investment potential.

Its rich natural endowments, vast human resources and geographical location make the country a good choice for investment in industrial enterprises.

26 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Nations should combine resources

UNDER Bangladesh's liberalised industrial policy, the country's government has opened up garment industry opportunities by setting up business units in many sectors, including the manufacture of textiles, dyeing and printing.

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am