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Press releases

Press Releases 2011-2012

 

 President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama greet Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina during the United Nations General Assembly reception at the New York Public library in New York,

Sep 21, 2011.

 Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton commit to work together for mutual benefits. Washington DC, 12 October 2011.
   

Adviser (Health) to Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Professor Syed Modasser Ali made a statement on "People's empowerment: A Peace Model"

Special Event of 2nd Committee on 10.18.11.

Professor Joseph Stiglitz (Currently Professor of International Affairs, Columbia University and recipient of the 2001 Noble Prize in Economics) criticized USA for not granting 100% duty free quota-free(DFQF) market access to the LDCs' products into its market.
 
 A four-member Parliamentary delegation led by Mr. Suranjit Sen Gupta MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Comittee on Law, Justice and Paliamentary Affairs is currently visiting New York in connection with participation in the 66th Session of the UNGA.

 State Minister for Home Affairs Advocate Shamsul Hoque Tuku attended in Memoriam(March 2010-November 2011). Memorial Service in honor of United Nations personnel who have lost their lives while serving the Organization. United Nations Headquarters 21 November, 2011.

 
 Press Briefing from the Railway Minister Suranjit Sengupta MP and Ambassador and PR of Bangladesh to the UN Dr. Abdul Momen on "People's Empowerment and Development : Peace Model" proposal of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina which was submitted as a draft resolution Agenda Item: 29 on November 18, 2011 at the 2nd committee of the UN

Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. Momen delivered his address of welcome to the Event "40th Great Victory Day"

The Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN - 12.16.2011.

 Can I forget the twenty-first February incarnadined by the blood of my brother? 02.21.2012

 Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen made a statment on 21st February " The Language Martyrs' Day & International Mother Language Day". 02.21.2012
 
Floral Wreaths at the Shoheed Minar at the Mission. This is the first time in last 38 years that Bangladesh Mission laid floral wreaths at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN, NY. 02.21.2012  
   

Press Releases 2010-2011

 
 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon visited Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in NY at the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Bangladesh Independence Day first time on March 28, 2011. He announced that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership and her commitment made Bangladesh a development model.  Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen made a statement at the 40 th Anniversary of Great Independence and National Day of Bangladesh.
Minister of Information and Cultural Affairs, Abul Kalam Azad formally opens BDeshTV in Austin,Texas in a grand opening ceremony on March 26. BDeshTV LLC, a new media company announces the formal launch of its online TV channels.   "Bangladesh leadership in Autism is exemplary" said Co-founders of 'Autism Speaks' Bob and Suzanne Wright. Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN, Dr. AK Abdul Momen attended the NYSE Opening Bell Cereomony on April 1st,  2011.
 
Bangladesh Ambassador Dr. AK Abdul Momen ,Grammy Winner Toni Braxton, Autism Speaks Co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright and Autistic boy Mattias Hildebrand attended the NYSE Opening Bell event commemorating the WAAD on April 1, 2011.  Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's daughter Saima Wazed Hossain,Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon at the UN HQ on April 6, 2011.
   
 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Saima Wazed Hossain, Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen were at the event "Solving the Autism Public Health Puzzle - Panel discussion on April 6, 2011.

 2011 Light It Up Blue World Wide Highlights.

On April 1 and 2, more than 1400 iconic buildings and landmarks in over 30 countries turned their lights blue in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day.

 During the 2010-2011 fiscal year eighty nine lakh forty five thousand takas (TK 89,45,000) have already been distributed, through the development program called Protibondhi Sheba O Sahajya Kendro (Organization for the assistance and Services of the disabled) created in 2009.  "Please join us in shining your light on autism in 2012."

" World Autism Awareness Day"

04.06.2011

 Saima Wazed Hossain with Bob and Suzanne Wright, Co-founders of Autism Speaks.
 Saima Wazed Hossain and Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. Abdul Momen at the UN HQ in NY on April 6, 2011

 "Autism Speaks Light It Up Blue." Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations in NY.                   04.06.2011

 "Solving the Autism Public Health Puzzle" Opening Remarks By His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-Moon UN Secretary-General at the UN on April 6, 2011.  Opening Remarks by Dr. A K Abdul Momen, Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN at the Panel Discussion entitled "Solving the Autism Public Health Puzzle: Regional and International Collaboration" on April 6, 2011, NY UN HQ.
Saima Wazed Hossain was with the anchor of CBS News Mr. Russ Mitchell, who was the moderator of this inter-active panel discussion "Solving the Autism Public Health Puzzle" at the UN on April 6, 2011.  "This July, Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government are partnering with Autism Speaks and the World Health Organization to launch the Global Autism Public Health Initiative (GAPH) in Bangladesh" said Saima Wazed Hossain at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN, NY on April 6th, 2011.
 
Dr. A K A Momen is making the introductory remarks at the joint Breakfast meeting in the Mission Co-organized by Partners in Population and Development (PPD) and Bangladesh Mission on 14 th April.

 Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen is welcoming the audience at the Mission- Bangla New Year "1418".

April 14, 2011.

 

 Master of the ceremony " Bangla New Year 1418" was the Minister (Cultural) Professor Momtazuddin Ahmed who directed and coordinated the event at the Mission on April 14, 2011.

 Consul General Shabbir Ahmad Chowdhury is playing flute at the Mission - Bangla New Year 1418.

April 14, 2011.

   
 
Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen is briefing the students of the Framingham State University about the UN and Bangladesh Mission's activities at the UN at the Mission on April 25th, 2011.  Honorable Prime Minister's LDC Summit speech on 9th May, 2011.
 Least Developed Countries (LDC) Summit was held in Istanbul, Turkey on May 9-13, 2011. Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.  Bilateral meeting with Honorable President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gul in Istanbul on 9th May, 2011.
 
 Honorable Prime Minister visit to the Bangladeshi stall in Istanbul during LDC conference.  Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a statement at the LDC conference in Istanbul on May 10, 2011.
 
Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visit to the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey on May 8, 2011.  Vesak Day celebration at the General Assembly Hall on 16th May 2011.
 Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen welcomed the audience and made a statement on 112th Birthday of National Poet of Bangladesh and Rebel Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at the Mission on Friday May 20, 2011.  Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the UN Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri joined to the event and made a statement on 112th Birthday of Bengali Rebel Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN on Friday May 20, 2011.
 
 Hon'ble Home Minister Advocate Shahara Khatun at the meeting with the under Secretary General for peacekeeping Mr. Alain Le Roy at the UNHQ on 3rd June, 2011  Bangladesh Ambassador and PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen is welcoming the audience at Sesquicentennial birth of Rabindranath Tagore at the Mission on 5th June, 2011.
 
 The General Assembly elected the PR of Bangladesh to the UN, Dr A K A Momen as the Chair of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of its sixty-sixth session on June 22, 2011  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon visited Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN in NY at the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Bangladesh Independence Day first time on March 28, 2011. He announced that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's leadership and her commitment made Bangladesh a development model.
   
 CREST  Foreign Secretary Mr. M. Mijarul Quayes is handing over the crest to Ambassador Anowarul Karim Chowdhury at the Mission on 27th July 2011.
Ambassador & PR to the UN Dr. A. K.  Abdul Momen was opening "The National Mourning Day, 15 Aug, 2011" through hoisting the flag half-mast.  Ambassador & PR to the UN Dr. A K Abdul Momen reads the message from the honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of the National Mourning Day, 15 Aug, 2011.
 

 Presentation to the UN CLCS: Opening Statement by Honorable Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni

08.24.2011

Press conference of Foreign Minister Dr. Dipu Moni on presentation to the UN CLCS at the Mission.

08.24.2011

   

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