"It is the elder brother [Shamim] who should make a sacrifice."
about choosing a mayoral candidate from Awami League in the Narayanganj City Corporation polls scheduled for October 30.
"We found that the World Bank had raised the allegation of corruption on the basis of an e-mail to the organisation from an unidentified source."
SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN
committee chief of the parliamentary standing committee on the communications ministry
about World Bank's allegation of irregularities involving the Padma Bridge project.
"Those who call us godfathers, I want to tell them that had we been godfathers then we would have planted a banyan tree on their graves. We know how to teach Prothom Alo a lesson."
Jatiya Party lawmaker
about allegations of corruption against Nasim and his brothers in Narayanganj published in the Bengali daily Prothom Alo.
"The Jatiya Party believes in the freedom of the media. We do not expect that any of our leaders will threaten a newspaper for its reports."
RUHUL AMIN HAWLADER
secretary general of Jatiya Party
about its lawmaker Nasim Osman threatening the Bengali newspaper Prothom Alo.
"The Saudi government acts to implement the law of Allah. We had nothing to do but to uphold the sanctions of Allah. The sharia law has been implemented through the execution."
DR ABDULLAH AL BUSSAIRY
about the execution of eight Bangladeshi workers on charges of killing an Egyptian security guard and robbery in Riyadh four years ago.