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In Landmark Three-Year Initiative, U.S. Embassy Funds First Ever Research and Restoration of SM Sultan’s Work

In honor of 20 years of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation and Bangladesh’s Golden Jubilee, the United States is partnering with the Bengal Foundation to fund the study and restoration of SM Sultan’s paintings. DHAKA, November 2, 2021 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Earl Miller and Director General of Bangla Academy Mohammad Nurul Huda inaugurated the U.S.-funded cultural preservation ...
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Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange Underscores Dual Disaster Management during COVID-19 Pandemic

Dhaka, October 29, 2021 —  A three-day (October 26-28) annual Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange (DREE) by U.S. and Bangladesh military forces  in cooperation with Bangladeshi disaster management officials emphasized dual disaster management during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bangladesh Armed Forces Division, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief,  and the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) jointly organized the exercise. Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen, MP, State ...
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Bangladeshi Fulbright Alumni Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the U.S. Government’s Premier International Education Exchange Program

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program, Fulbright alumni of Bangladesh and the U.S. Embassy organized a two-day virtual conference entitled, “Celebrating 75 Years of Fulbright: U.S.-Bangladesh Together Towards Tomorrow,” engaging all U.S. government exchange program alumni. Dhaka, October 28, 2021 — U.S. Ambassador Earl Miller and Deputy Chief of Mission Helen LaFave joined hundreds of U.S. government-funded exchange program alumni ...
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United States Donates Additional 3.5 Million Pfizer Vaccines to Bangladesh

Latest U.S. Pfizer vaccine donation brings the total to 15 million doses and will enable Bangladesh to expand vaccinations to youth ages 12 and up.  Total U.S. government COVID-19 assistance to Bangladesh exceeds $121 million. Dhaka, October 26, 2021 — The U.S. government has donated another 3.5 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.  With the latest shipment, ...
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