In celebration of the International Day of La Francophonie, a round table discussion on Tourism was held with the Honourable Minister of Civil Aviation & Tourism, Mr. Rashed Khan Menon, H.E. High Commissioner of Canada Mr. Benoît-Pierre Laramée and H.E. Ambassador of France Sophie Aubert. The discussion was held at the Rose Garden Palace, built in the 19th century. The owners were gracious to...
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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On this day in 1960, the South African police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid ‘pass laws’ that restricted the movements of black African citizens by requiring them to carry pass books when outside their homelands or designated areas. The United Nations General...
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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of La Francophonie:

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day of La Francophonie
Statement by Minister Bibeau on International Day of La Francophonie
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement:

Statement by Minister Bibeau on International Day of La Francophonie -
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With Canada's support, through the Human Resources for Health (HRH) project implemented by the Directorate of Nursing, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Official home of icddr,b conducted a pilot study on birth and death notification in two upazilas of Bangladesh. The primary aim was to assess alternative approaches to ensure timely and complete notification of all births and deaths in...
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On this St.Patrick's Day, we're celebrating all things green in Canada! Here's a look at some of our favourite spectacles of green:
Unsung Canadian sacrifice on Hill 70 in France finally gets salute.

Unsung Canadian sacrifice on Hill 70 in France finally gets salute
Congratulations to Mirza Saquib Sarwar and his team at the University of British Columbia for the innovative research!

Mirza Saquib Sarwar, a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia is a former graduate of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

With support from Canada through the 'Human Resources for Health' project implemented by Cowater International Inc., a Bangladesh Nursing Leadership Network (BNLN) Conference was held recently at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh in Khamarbari. BNLN is a voluntary association of nurses from both the public and private sectors interested in sharing and developing their leadership knowledge and...
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Come and enjoy an evening of short films from countries of Francophonie: Canada, France, and Switzerland and see values shared in the Francophonie. #mon20mars Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Alliance Française de Dhaka #Canada150

During this International Week of La Francophonie, Canada joins the Francophonie community in Bangladesh to celebrate the richness and diversity of the French language and culture. Throughout this celebration, Canada is particularly dedicated to promoting the French language as well as the Francophonie values of peace, democracy,...
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His Excellency Benoit-Pierre Laramee, the High Commissioner of Canada delivered the convocation speech of the fifth convocation ceremony at the Eastern University held on 12 March.

In sharing his experience and values with the graduating students about the importance of higher education, the High Commissioner quoted Rabindranath Tagore “The highest education is that which does not merely...
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Bangladesh High Commissioner to Canada, Mizanur Rahman visits the Province of Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan exports to Bangladesh have grown since 2007. Some of their top imports include our lentils, wheat, peas,potash and conola seed.

Photo shows L/R: Premier of Saskatchewan, Brad Wall and Bangladesh High Commissioner to Canada, Mizanur Rahman.
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On #CommonwealthDay, we honour the common ties and shared vales that unite all 52 member countries.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Commonwealth Day
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As part of the International Women's Day celebrations, High Commission of Canada's staff attended ActionAid’s unique approach in redefining beauty through the fashion show titled ‘Beauty Redefined’. For the first time, 15 acid-survivors walked the fashion ramp on Tuesday, 7 March 2017, in Dhaka to celebrate their strength and courage after surviving...
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