Fakhruddin, Moeen not attending JS panel meeting


Category : Fakhruddin Ahmed

The former chief adviser to the army-backed interim government and the former army chief, who were asked to appear before the parliamentary subcommittee formed to investigate the student-soldier clashes at Dhaka University in August 2007, did not appear before the committee meeting scheduled for Sunday.

National Mass Inquiry Commission to publicly try 1/11 actors, says Maudud


Category : Fakhruddin Ahmed

BNP leader Barrister Maudud Ahmed on Sunday said that a National Mass Inquiry Commission (NMIC) will be formed soon with representatives of different professional groups to publicly try six actors of 1/11 “illegal” caretaker government.

Padma Bridge building to begin in '09: CA


Category : Fakhruddin Ahmed, Padma

fakpadmaChief Adviser Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed formally inaugurated the Sixth Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge over the Dhaleshwari at Muktarpur in Munshiganj Monday
Chief Adviser (CA) Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed Monday said, the construction work of Padma Bridge would begin in 2009 on completion of its ongoing preparatory works to establish a direct road-link between the south-western region and other parts of the country, reports UNB from Munshiganj.

He said this while formally opening to traffic the Sixth Bangladesh-China Friendship Bridge (Mukterpur Bridge), constructed over the Dhaleshwari at Muktarpur in Munshiganj.

Chief Adviser urges all to come out with relief for flood victims


Category : Fakhruddin Ahmed, Louhajang

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed Thursday urged all government and non-government organisations and affluent individuals to go to all the flood victims with relief supplies in a well-coordinated manner so that none is deprived.

The head of caretaker government gave the call for coordinated operation as he noted with gratitude that people of all shades of opinion are now coming up spontaneously in aid of the distressed people in response to his appeal made in his address to the nation.

None is above law: CA


Category : Fakhruddin Ahmed, Munshigonj

Chief Adviser (CA) Fakhruddin Ahmed Monday categorically said none is above the law and any proven corrupt or lawbreaker, whoever he or she may be, would be brought to justice.

Explaining his caretaker government’s (CG) stand against corruption, the CA said the present government is following two principles in the combat against corruption — a drive that already has landed many powerful persons in prison.

In the meantime, former prime minister and Awami League (AL) president Sheikh Hasina was today arrested on graft charges.