U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates 50th Anniversary Photo Exhibition

Today, U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam opened a special photo exhibition, Roots of Friendship:  50 Years of U.S.-Bangladesh Relations at the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts (EMK Center) to reflect on over 50 years of enduring bilateral relations and people-to-people ties between the ... Read More»

Honoring Human Rights Day: A Shared Responsibility to Protect Universal Freedoms

Seventy-four years ago, on the heels of the most destructive war in the history of the world, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and cemented a core principle:  human rights are universal.  People of every nationality, race, gender, disability, religion, and age are entitled to these rights.  All ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Opens Commercial Service Office in Bangladesh to Support Increased Trade 

Today, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Arun Venkataraman and U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas announced the opening of a new Commercial Service office at the U.S. Embassy.   Read More»

Ambassador’s Speech to International Business Forum of Bangladesh

Good afternoon and thank you to the leadership of the International Business Forum of Bangladesh for organizing this event and for having me here today.  I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak with you today. Your vision of creating a climate where decisions at all levels are more transparent in order to build ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas Meets with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas met today with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. They highlighted the shared achievements over the 50 years of positive bilateral relations between the United States and Bangladesh and discussed ways to deepen the partnership between the two countries. Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Peter Haas at National Launch of e-Learning Platform “Politics Matters”

Assalamu alaikum, Nomoshkar, and a very good morning. I am so pleased to welcome such an array of leaders from various political parties gathered in the same room. I have had the opportunity to sit down with many of you already – and I will continue to meet with politicians of all political parties as ... Read More»
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