Government Policy

Parliament’s winter session begins on January 5

President Abdul Hamid on Monday convened the 21st session of the 11th Parliament on January 5, 2023.


The President convened the first session of 2023, exercising the power bestowed upon him as per the Clause (1) of Article 72 of the constitution, said a press release of Parliament Secretariat.


The winter session will begin at 4pm on January 5.


The President has to address the first parliament session in a new year, according to Article 73(2) of the Constitution. Later, there’ll be a discussion over a thanksgiving motion on the President’s speech in the House during the session.


Earlier, the 20th session of the current parliament was prorogued on November 06 only after six sittings. So, the House is going into session after a recess of 59 days.


Source: United News of Bangladesh


Argentine fans chanted “Bangladesh-er doa chai!” before last night’s Qatar World Cup final


Before last night’s (December 18, 2022) decisive game in Lusail, Qatar, Argentine supporters cheering for Messi and the national team were seen asking for prayers from Bangladesh.


“Bangladesh-er doa chai!” — they kept saying.


In a live match report of Tsports, Argentine fans in Qatar were recorded seeking prayers from the diehard Argentina supporters in Bangladesh. Soon after, a TikTok video showcasing that went viral.


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After at least four decades of impassioned support for Argentina football team, Bangladeshi fans finally got the acknowledgment in the 2022 Qatar World Cup.


Argentina’s Bangladeshi fanbase made headlines in international news several times in the past few weeks during the FIFA World Cup.


After FIFA tweeted the video of Bangladeshis cheering after Messi’s goal, the whole football world came to know about Bangladesh’s craze for Argentina. Even football stars like Gary Lineker were surprised to see this love of Bangladeshis.


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Argentine football fans even opened a Facebook group for Argentina fans of Bangladesh’s cricket team, as a way of reciprocating the love Bangladesh has shown for decades.


That’s not all. Argentina’s Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero tweeted that he will take measures to reopen the embassy of Argentina in Bangladesh, which was closed in 1978.


Source: United News of Bangladesh