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International remittances make up 7 per cent of Bangladesh’s GDP, but Covid-19 has adversely impacted its migrants working in countries with strict lockdowns.
Speaking at a virtual conference, the Afghan MP said people were frustrated with years of war and would find it difficult to take Covid-19 seriously.
Bangladesh’s 6% growth forecast is lower than previously targeted 8.2% & down from 8.15% a year ago, but it’ll be an outlier in a world set to contract.
As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
According to doctors in Bangladesh, the combination of ivermectin and doxycycline is an effective treatment against Covid-19, with patients recovering within four days.
If nothing is done by 2050, climate change could make another 14% of Bangladesh extremely vulnerable to floods and displace some 35 million people.
Officials said the exchange of sweets did not take place with Pakistan Rangers due to continued incidents of cross-border terrorism on the Western front.
The IMD said that squalls with wind speed 30 to 40 kilometres per hour are very likely in Meghalaya and west Assam during the next 12 hours.
Bangladesh can produce generic versions of patented drugs under WTO provisions that grant least developed countries a waiver from seeking licenses.
The extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal and Bangladesh on Wednesday, leaving a trail of destruction.