Registration for the October 28 and 29, 2020 Virtual Indo-Pacific Business Forum is Open

Senior U.S. and international government officials, global industry executives, and other partners from the United States and the Indo-Pacific business community will gather virtually on the evenings of October 27 and 28 in the United States (the mornings of October 28 and 29 in the Indo-Pacific region) for the 2020 Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF).

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Deputy Secretary Biegun’s Visit to Bangladesh

During his October 14-16 trip to Dhaka, Bangladesh, Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun met with senior Bangladesh government officials to advance the United States-Bangladesh partnership on a range of bilateral initiatives.

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Remarks by Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun

I am pleased to be here to celebrate yet the latest chapter of cooperation between the United States and Bangladesh, a relationship that dates back many decades and has bound the Bangladeshi people and the American people most closely together over these many years.

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Do You Want to Be A Force for Positive Change in Your Community? Interested in A Professional Development Opportunity in The United States?

U.S Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2021-2022 Community Solutions Program (CSP).  The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for engaged community leaders with a four-month fellowship in the United States.

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Joint Statement Regarding the Vision for Advancing the U.S.-Bangladesh Economic Partnership

A virtual meeting was convened by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Keith Krach, and Adviser for Private Industry and Investment to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Salman F. Rahman, MP, on September 30, 2020 with a view to developing a Vision for Advancing U.S.-Bangladesh Economic Partnership. The …

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The United States and Bangladesh Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

Ambassador Earl R. Miller and Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism Senior Secretary Mohamed Mohibul Haque signed the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

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Online Press Briefing with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Laura Stone, SCA, and JoAnne Wagner, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Dhaka

DAS Stone : Bangladesh is a relationship with enormous potential and a country with enormous potential, and we really do hope to grow on that.  So the administration is looking to grow our relationship with Bangladesh as a key Indo-Pacific partner.

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United States Continues to Call for Justice and Accountability in Burma

Three years after Burma’s security forces launched brutal attacks against hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, and children, most of whom are Muslim, in response to attacks by militants on security posts in northern Rakhine State.

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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The U.S. is leading the global response to COVID-19 with foreign assistance funding, having allocated $20.5 billion for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and other foreign assistance.

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo At a Press Availability

On behalf of the United States, I want to extend our deepest condolences to all those who were affected by the massive explosion at the port of Beirut yesterday.

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Remarks By Secretary Esper at an International Institute for Strategic Studies Webinar on the U.S. vision for Security in the Indo-Pacific Region

Presenters:  Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper; Dr. John Chipman, Director- General, International Institute for Strategic Studies July 21, 2020   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE MARK T. ESPER: Well, thank you, John. And thank you for that kind introduction. It’s — it’s great to be here with you today. Good morning from the Pentagon. Again, I …

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What Still Needs to Happen to Win the Fight Against Human Trafficking

In late 2019, we learned of the harrowing plight of Suma Akter, a Bangladeshi woman in Saudi Arabia who secretly recorded and shared on social media her story of abuse and exploitation abroad.

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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The United States continues to lead the global effort to respond to and end the COVID-19 pandemic. Building upon decades of investment in life-saving health and humanitarian assistance, the American people should be proud of the real results we are achieving through our help to nations around the world, which also helps protect the homeland.

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Digital Briefing with Ambassador Alice G. Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs

Hello, I would like to welcome journalists to today’s virtual press briefing with Ambassador Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. 

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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Special Briefing: Senior State Department Official on East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Special Briefing Office of the Spokesperson Press Correspondents Room Washington, D.C. November 15, 2019. We spent about three days in Myanmar, in Burma. I met with senior government leaders in Nay Pyi Taw, including State Councilor Aung San Suu Kyi. I traveled to an internally displaced personnel camp in the Rakhine State and heard directly …

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On-The-Record Briefing Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel Brownback

MR BROWN:  Everybody knows Ambassador Brownback.  He’s going to read out some of his recent travels and talk to you generally about efforts related to religious freedom.  This will be on the record, and you can use the audio, for those who have radio, for the duration of the opening statement and for questions.  So, …

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Statement of Alice G. Wells, Acting Asst. Secretary, Bureau of SCA, Before The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia & The Pacific

South Asia is a cornerstone of the President’s initiative to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific in which all nations are independent, strong, and prosperous. Our support for human rights in those nations is a key component of the accountable governance required for the initiative to succeed and for the people of the region to …

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Winners for the 2019 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce the four winners for the 2019 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).  The winners will be presented with the award in a ceremony on October 31, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. EDT at the State Department.

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