No polls under `government’ in power

No polls under `government’ in power

Begum Zia’s Blunt Message in `Revolution and Solidarity’  Rally (BNP Communication) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Sunday bluntly brushed  aside  the possibility of  holding polls under Sheikh Hasina. It has to be under a... read more
BNP against ‘illogical’ across the board tariff hikes

BNP against ‘illogical’ across the board tariff hikes

(BNP Communications)  — Accusing the government of trying to illogically increase power tariffs again, Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Monday called upon it to back off from such a move. ‘Efforts are on to hike the power tariffs again. Different companies proposed... read more
BNP roundtable rejects ‘safe zone’ concept for Rohingya

BNP roundtable rejects ‘safe zone’ concept for Rohingya

(BNP Communications)  — A roundtable organised by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-BNP Sunday, Sep 24, rejected prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s proposal, placed at the UN General Assembly, for ‘safe zones’ for Rohingya who entered Bangladesh fleeing atrocities by... read more
Rohingya crisis 1978: President Zia’s  exemplary leadership

Rohingya crisis 1978: President Zia’s  exemplary leadership

Within two months first group of Rohingya returned home (BNP Communications)  — In 1978, just after seven years of our great war of independence, the country’s only freedom fighter president, Ziaur Rahman Bir Uttam had been working very hard to build the nation’s... read more
Govt stands by Rohingya only for political gains: Amir Khosru

Govt stands by Rohingya only for political gains: Amir Khosru

(BNP Communications) — BNP’s national standing committee member  Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury Tuesday, Sep 19, urged the government to make its stance on Rohingya issue clear before the nation. ‘Extreme nationalism has been instigated by creating Rohingya crisis which... read more
PM ‘provoking people’ against CJ: Mirza Alamgir

PM ‘provoking people’ against CJ: Mirza Alamgir

(BNP Communications) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Aug 22 evening accused Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of “provoking people” against Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha for his observation in the 16th constitutional... read more
AL mounts pressure on CJ: BNP

AL mounts pressure on CJ: BNP

(BNP Communications) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Sunday alleged that the ruling Awami League was mounting pressure on the Chief Justice to change the verdict that scrapped 16th Amendment to the Constitution Referring to... read more
Govt unnerved at 16th Amendment verdict: Mirza Alamgir 

Govt unnerved at 16th Amendment verdict: Mirza Alamgir 

(BNP Communications) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Saturday alleged that the government has been unnerved as the Supreme Court’s 16th Amendment annulment verdict has exposed the ‘country’s real... read more
EC roadmap a blueprint to bring AL to power again, says BNP

EC roadmap a blueprint to bring AL to power again, says BNP

(BNP Communication) — The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Tuesday said that the roadmap unveiled by the Election Commission (EC) was meant to implement a blueprint for bringing the ruling Awami League to power again. The party smelt a rat behind the unveiling of... read more
BNP rejects proposed budget

BNP rejects proposed budget

(BNP Communication) — The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has formally rejected finance minister Muhith’s proposed national budget, saying the government had placed a “highly ambitious budget for plundering.” “It’s a budget for looting which has created... read more
Begum Zia deplores eviction of Moudud Ahmed from his home

Begum Zia deplores eviction of Moudud Ahmed from his home

(BNP Communication) —  BNP chief Khaleda Zia visited senior party leader Moudud Ahmed after his eviction from his Gulshan home of around four decades. Begum Zia was seen speaking to Moudud Ahmed, who was visibly shaken by the eviction drive and was surrounded by... read more
AL will not get more than 30 seats: Mirza Alamgir

AL will not get more than 30 seats: Mirza Alamgir

(BNP Communication) —  Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary-general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir Wednesday said the ruling Awami League would never get more than 30 seats in parliament if the next general elections were held under a neutral government. Talking to... read more
BNP asks for stern action against Langadu attackers

BNP asks for stern action against Langadu attackers

(BNP Communication) —  Terming the brutal attacks on innocent Chakma community and torching of their houses in Rangamati’s Langadu upazila, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Sunday demanded immediate action against the perpetrators. In a statement, BNP secretary... read more
Nation observes Zia’s 36th martyrdom anniv

Nation observes Zia’s 36th martyrdom anniv

(BNP Communication) —  Bangladesh Nationalist Party-BNP Tuesday observed the 36th martyrdom anniversary of late President Ziaur Rahman Bir Uttam paying tributes to his memory and raising voice for creating a congenial atmosphere for the next general election. Ziaur... read more
BNP rejects govt claim of 7.2pc GDP growth

BNP rejects govt claim of 7.2pc GDP growth

  (BNP Communication) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Monday rejected the government’s claim of attaining 7.24 percent GDP growth in the outgoing financial year 2016-17. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi at a news briefing said the... read more
@BegumZiaBd is now a verified Twitter account

@BegumZiaBd is now a verified Twitter account

(BNP Communication) — @BegumZiaBd, the Twitter account of BNP Chairperson and three times Prime Minister Begum Khaleda  Zia, has been verified Tuesday, May 2. Twitter, the top worldwide news and social networking multilingual microblogging website boasts of drawing... read more
The text of Mirza Alamgir’s press statement on April 4, 2017

The text of Mirza Alamgir’s press statement on April 4, 2017

(BNP Communication) — The following is the English rendition of a press statement issued by the BNP’s Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, April 4, 2017: The Bangladesh Prime Minister’s four-day state visit to India is undoubtedly a significant one as media... read more
BNP calls for IPU support to restore democracy

BNP calls for IPU support to restore democracy

(BNP Communication) — On April 3 the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) held a media briefing following a meeting Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia had with the party’s Standing Committee members the previous evening. Addressing the journalists BNP spokesperson made... read more
Begum Zia sends condolence letter to UK PM

Begum Zia sends condolence letter to UK PM

(BNP Communication) — BNP chief Khaleda Zia has sent her condolences to British Prime Minister Theresa May over the March 22 attack in Westminster in London that killed five including the attacker. BNP special secretary Asaduzzaman Ripon handed the letter to the... read more
Dhaka streets see waves of people

Dhaka streets see waves of people

(BNP Communication) —  The BNP brought out an Independence Day rally in the city on Sunday marking the 47th Independence and National day. The rally was organized by the party after a five-year gap and this was also the first street program of the party in the capital... read more
Begum Zia pays homage to proclaimer of Independence

Begum Zia pays homage to proclaimer of Independence

(BNP Communication) — BNP chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia along with her party leaders and activists placed a floral wreath at the grave of BNP founder and late President Ziaur Rahman, who had also proclaimed the independence of the nation in 1971,... read more
Begum Zia pays tribute to Liberation War heroes

Begum Zia pays tribute to Liberation War heroes

(BNP Communication) —  Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia paid homage to the martyrs of the War of Independence by placing a wreath at the National Memorial in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on Sunday morning marking the... read more
Pro-BNP panel dominates SCBA polls results

Pro-BNP panel dominates SCBA polls results

(BNP Communication) — Pro-BNP lawyers’ Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Parishad panel dominated the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election results, bagging president, secretary and six other posts out of 14. Advocate Zainul Abedin has been elected president while... read more
Canadian HC meets Begum Zia

Canadian HC meets Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) — Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Benoît-Pierre Laramée met with Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia March 21 evening. The nearly two-hour long meeting began around 4:15pm at BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office.... read more
EU envoy meets Begum Zia

EU envoy meets Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) — European Union Ambassador in Dhaka Pierre Mayaudon called on the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia Monday. The meeting was started at Begum Zia’s Gulshan office around 5:00pm. BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul... read more
Begum Zia has talks with US ambassador

Begum Zia has talks with US ambassador

(BNP Communication) —  US ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat Feb 22 met with Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia and discussed “political issues”. The meeting held at Begum Zia’s Gulshan office lasted for about two hours from... read more
US envoy Bernicat to meet Begum Zia

US envoy Bernicat to meet Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) — US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat is going to meet Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting is scheduled to be held at Begum Zia’s Gulshan office at about... read more
Begum Zia pays tribute to language martyrs

Begum Zia pays tribute to language martyrs

(BNP Communication) — The BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia paid her tribute to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar at first hours of Tuesday. The BNP chief along with her party senior leaders placed wreaths at... read more
Begum Zia to pay tribute to martyrs in early hours of Feb 21

Begum Zia to pay tribute to martyrs in early hours of Feb 21

(BNP Communication) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia will pay homage to the Language Movement martyrs at the Central Shaheed Minar on Dhaka University (DU) campus at the first hours on February 21. The decision was taken on Sunday as... read more
Swedish envoy meets Begum Zia

Swedish envoy meets Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) —  Swedish Ambassador in Dhaka Johan Frisell met Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Sunday. The over an hour-long meeting, which began at about 5:10pm, was held at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office. During the meeting,... read more
British Labour Party delegates meet Begum Zia

British Labour Party delegates meet Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) — The visiting British Labour Party delegates, led by Bangladesh-origin lawmaker Dr Rupa Huq, met Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia on Monday night and discussed bilateral issues. The hour-long meeting... read more
Search Committee controversial, undemocratic: Mirza Alamgir

Search Committee controversial, undemocratic: Mirza Alamgir

(BNP Communication) — The Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s (BNP) official reaction to the six-member panel formed by President Abdul Hamid was declared by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir at a media briefing Friday (Jan 27). At the briefing Mirza... read more
Begum Zia’s defense hearing Jan 26

Begum Zia’s defense hearing Jan 26

(BNP Communication) — A Dhaka special court Thursday fixed Jan 26 for hearing the statement of Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia in her own defense in the Zia Charitable Trust case. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Special Judge’s Court-3 passed the... read more
BNP accuses govt of resorting to dual policy

BNP accuses govt of resorting to dual policy

(BNP Communication) —  The BNP Monday alleged that the government is trying to keep the party away from observing its political programs by resorting to a ‘dual policy’ for fear of losing power.   “We’re denied permission for holding our rally... read more
BNP to stage countrywide demos Sunday

BNP to stage countrywide demos Sunday

(BNP Communication) — The Bangladesh Nationalist Party will hold protest demonstrations, rallies and bring out processions on Sunday, Jan 8, across the country protesting the government’s obstruction to organizing its political programs marking January 5  as... read more
Next hearing on Zia Charitable Trust case Jan 12  

Next hearing on Zia Charitable Trust case Jan 12  

(BNP Communication) — A Dhaka court Thursday (Jan 5) adjourned till January 12 the hearing of Zia Charitable Trust case against BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia. The former prime minister appeared in the court of judge Abu Ahmed Jamadar of Dhaka special judge... read more
Autocratic government destroying the country: Begum Zia  

Autocratic government destroying the country: Begum Zia  

(BNP Communication) — Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia Sunday accused the ‘autocratic government’ of destroying the country and the young generation to hang on to power forever.   She urged activists of the party’s student front... read more
Rushanara meets Begum Zia

Rushanara meets Begum Zia

(BNP Communication) — UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Bangladesh Rushanara Ali met BNP chairperson and former PM Begum Khaleda Zia Wednesday night and discussed bilateral issues. The meeting was held at the BNP chairperson’s Gulshan office. BNP secretary... read more
BNP positive after meeting with President

BNP positive after meeting with President

(BNP Communication) —  The BNP Sunday said they were very much hopeful that the president as the guardian of the state would act appropriately on the formation of an Election Commission acceptable to all. The  party particularly underscored that consensus of all... read more