State Department’s Counselor Derek Chollet & Interagency Delegation Visit Bangladesh to Demonstrate Continued Support for U.S.-BD Partnershi

Counselor of the U.S. Department of State Derek Chollet and Counselor of USAID - US Agency for International Development Clinton White traveled to Dhaka February 14-15 to meet with senior government officials, civil society members, and representatives from humanitarian organizations. Read More»

Women’s Equality Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 26, 2020   One hundred years ago, American women braved censure, repudiation, and imprisonment to devote themselves to a simple cause: that women should have the right to vote and help build the foundation of representative government by and for the People. Through their perseverance and resolve, these fearless women campaigned in ... Read More»

Ambassador Miller’s U.S. Independence Day Message to American Citizens

Today, U.S. Embassy Dhaka joins American citizens in Bangladesh and well-wishers here and around the world in celebrating the 244th anniversary of the birth of the United States. Read More»

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. Read More»

U.S. Embassy Provides COVID-19 Response Equipment to Bangladesh Customs Department

U.S. Embassy Dhaka coordinated with the National Board of Revenue to distribute COVID-19 personal protective equipment to the Customs Department. Read More»

The U.S. Govt. Delivers More Than $173 Million in New Funding to Support Bangladesh’s COVID-19 Response

Funding builds on more than $1 billion in health assistance to Bangladesh over the past 20 years and includes funding to support food assistance to urban poor living in Dhaka. Read More»

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.  Read More»

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. Read More»

The United States Government Provides Over $22 Million for Fighting COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Funding builds on more than $1 billion in health assistance to Bangladesh over the past 20 years, and includes funding for the free, online COVID-19 training course for doctors across Bangladesh inaugurated via a virtual ceremony today. Read More»

Ambassador Miller Shares a Special Message on Bangladesh’s 49th Independence Day

On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I wish to congratulate the people of Bangladesh on your 49th anniversary of independence.  I also extend my best wishes as you commemorate the centennial of the birth of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, “Father of the Nation,” ahead of your 2021 Golden Jubilee. Read More»

United States, United Kingdom, and Bangladesh Special Operations Exchange

The first of its kind trilateral military exchange took place February 16 – March 12 aimed at improving joint interoperability in responding to security threats and crisis situations in the region through the exchange of techniques, ideas, and practices. DHAKA, March 10, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador Earl Miller and Bangladesh Navy Rear Admiral Mohammed Shaheen ... Read More»

Ambassador Miller’s Press Statement Announcing JRP 2020 Funding

March 4, 2020 As-salamu Alaykum.  Thank you all for being here. Yesterday in Geneva,  at the launch of the 2020 Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, and internally displaced Rohingya and members of ... Read More»

United States Announces New Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Rohingya and Members of Other Affected Communities in Bangladesh and Burma

On March 3, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh and internally displaced Rohingya and members of other affected communities in Burma.  Read More»

U.S. Embassy Partners with Border Guards Bangladesh K-9 Units in Support of Bangladesh’s National Security

From January 26 - February 6, U.S. Embassy Dhaka held a Veterinary Subject Matter Expert Exchange seminar with the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), Chittagong focused on preventive medicine and trauma care for BGB working dogs and their handlers. Read More»

Op-Ed by Ambassador Earl R. Miller in Observance of U.S. Labor Day

From Michigan to Bangladesh and Everywhere in Between, Labor Matters  By U.S. Ambassador Earl R Miller   I grew up in the labor movement.  I was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, a city so famous for producing automobiles it was called “Vehicle City.”  As the capital of the U.S. automobile industry my home state ... Read More»
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