"The first distortion to the National Assembly Complex was to set up former president Ziaur Rahman's graveyard. And the second was the China-Bangladesh Friendship Conference Centre [recently renamed Bangabandhu Conference Centre]."
"The cardinal problem is that our governments seriously lack in cultural sense," he has said.
"We are slow but steady."
M AZIZUR RAHMAN
chief information commissioner
about the Information Commission (IC).
Three months into its inception, the IC is still to start its work properly.
We are still waiting for an well-equipped office,” Azizur has said.
"I had talks with our ambassador, an army officer, in Myanmar and he told me that it is a routine practice."
"The situation at Bangladesh-Myanmar border has remained tense."
MAJOR GENERAL MAINUL ISLAM
director general of Bangladesh Rifles.
"Yesterday was another reminder that extremists ... are increasingly threatening the authority of the state. "
US Secretary of State
after a militant attack on Pakistan's army headquarters.
Cartoon by Tanmoy
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