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LDCs need $40bn to achieve universal power access: CPD

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The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Wednesday said the Least Development Countries (LDCs) needed up to $40 billion of investment to attain the universal access to electricity by 2030.
"To achieve universal access to electricity in all LDCs by 2030, they require some $12 to $40 billion," said CPD Executive Director Dr Fahmida Khatun while presenting a key note paper at a press briefing the think-tank or-ganized in the city's CIRDAP auditorium. Briefing was organized to...
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Cabinet purchase body okays rice import

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Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved 11 proposals including import of 100,000 met-ric tons of non-Bashmoti parboil rice from open market.
As per the proposal of the Food Ministry, the Food Directorate will import the rice at total cost of Tk 427.77 crore from...
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AL leaders spill beans about Khaleda’s convoy attack: BNP

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BNP on Wednesday said Feni Awami League leader Azharul Haque spilled the beans on the attack on their Chairperson Khaleda Zia's Cox's Bazar-bound convoy.
"The Feni district unit ruling party leader spilled the beans yesterday (Tuesday). There's now no doubt that Awami League MP...
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Lankan team lauds public procurement system in BD

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A three-member delegation of the National Procurement Commission (NPC) of Sri Lanka now on a four-day visit in Dhaka has appreciated public procurement environment and electronic government procurement system of Bangladesh.
The delegation headed by NPC Member Dr. Palitha Ekanaiyake...
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Labor, BEPZA acts to be amended

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Law Minister Annisul Huq on Tuesday said the Labor Act and Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) Act will be amended considering the recommendations made by the European Union and interest of the country.
After attending a meeting over Labor Act and BEPZA Act at the...
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