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50 Years of Bangladesh: Accelerating export-led industrialisation

Bangladesh’s economy has experienced significant structural transformation during the last five decades. At the time of its independence,

“There should be at least five more MFS competitors”

What was the situation of the Mobile Financial Services (MFS) industry before Nagad came onto the scene?

The journey at 50: Looking back, looking ahead

Bangladesh and I shared our first decade together. Unsurprisingly and somewhat self-servingly, I tend to relate to Bangladesh’s journey at an instinctive level, the way one remains absorbed with...

Golden jubilee of Bangladesh rings silver jubilee of mobile

Bangladesh celebrated its silver jubilee of independence in 1996. It coincided with Awami League’s triumphant return to power after 21 years with Sheikh Hasina’s prime ministerial debut.

Bangladesh economy through a “turning point’ lens

The economy of Bangladesh has come a long way in the past 50 years. The enduring image of Bangladesh earlier was that of a disaster victim.

Bangladesh at 50: Some reflections

For our generation, who grew up when the Bengali nationalist movement was gaining momentum and witnessed the genocide and National Liberation War of 1971, the golden jubilee celebration of...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

The journey at 50: Looking back, looking ahead

Bangladesh and I shared our first decade together. Unsurprisingly and somewhat self-servingly, I tend to relate to Bangladesh’s journey at an instinctive level, the way one remains absorbed with...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

“There should be at least five more MFS competitors”

What was the situation of the Mobile Financial Services (MFS) industry before Nagad came onto the scene?

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh

For Bangladeshis in their motherland and the world over, celebrating 50 years of their independence and the centenary birth anniversary of the one who led us in this journey to freedom, this is...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

50 Years of Bangladesh: Accelerating export-led industrialisation

Bangladesh’s economy has experienced significant structural transformation during the last five decades. At the time of its independence,

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Bangladesh: A journey of ascendance

Since Henry Kissinger famously branded Bangladesh as a “basket case,” (a remark for which he still owes an apology), the country has come a long way. From its fledgling footsteps, it has become a...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Bangladesh at 50: Some reflections

For our generation, who grew up when the Bengali nationalist movement was gaining momentum and witnessed the genocide and National Liberation War of 1971, the golden jubilee celebration of...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Bangladesh economy through a “turning point’ lens

The economy of Bangladesh has come a long way in the past 50 years. The enduring image of Bangladesh earlier was that of a disaster victim.

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Golden jubilee of Bangladesh rings silver jubilee of mobile

Bangladesh celebrated its silver jubilee of independence in 1996. It coincided with Awami League’s triumphant return to power after 21 years with Sheikh Hasina’s prime ministerial debut.

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Bangladesh’s journey with health in the past 50 years

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 in its article 25 mentions that, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living...

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Women’s movement: The challenge of change

Bangladesh has begun to rate high in official statistics on indicators of women’s advancement. In the last 50 years, women have emerged from their invisibility to feature in Bangladesh’s...