“It is regrettable that the defence ministry and the airforce headquarters have provided such inaccurate information.”
Awami League lawmaker and member of parliamentary standing committee on defence ministry.
The airforce headquarters have admitted their mistake and issued a statement saying, ""In the budgetary offer, the quoted price of 16 F-7BG/FT-7BG was precisely 124.9 million USD including training, which was erroneously quoted as 120 million USD".
“No extradition treaty is needed for that.”
state minister for home
about the deportation of Ehsanul Islam Sadequee, a 19-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi origin.
The move has attracted widespread criticism from different quarters as a couple of self-confessed killers of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman are alleged to reside in the US. The US government has denied handing them over to the Bangladeshi government.
“The decision will be taken in a way so that it is less harmful for the economy and less painful for the nation.”
to members of the Planning Commission
about a price hike of oil.
“Hang the king…burn the crown.”
Protesters chanting slogans in Kathmandu.
The Himalayan kingdom is in turmoil as King Gyanendra refuses to give up power.
“Why should a government servant who has been serving for 25 to 30 years lose his job for committing an act that could be counted as a contempt of court?”
defending a recent government official from strong punishment for contempt of court.
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