Press Releases

Published 08.04.2013 // 

Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Trond Giske, ends his tour of Asia with a highly successful visit to Bangladesh on the 6th and 7th of April. The delegation included Norway’s two largest companies; Statoil and Telenor.

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Published 14.10.2012 // 

The World Trade Organization (WTO) carries out regular reviews of member countries’ trade policies. This week the focus is on Norway. Norway has received close to 300 written comments and specific questions from other WTO member countries.

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Published 07.10.2012 // 

Every year, floods, droughts and earthquakes force millions of people to flee their countries. Environmentally displaced people are particularly vulnerable when they cross international borders, since they do not have the legal protection accorded to political refugees. Norway and Switzerland want the international community to find new ways of helping these people.

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Published 30.08.2012 // 

Press release on joint business delegation from Denmark and Norway to Bangladesh 2012

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Published 25.07.2012 // 

The President of Bangladesh Enterprise Institute in Dhaka and chairman of the board of the CSR Centre, Farooq Sobhan, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Bangladesh, Dr Saleemul Huq, EU Ambassador William Hanna, and the Norwegian Ambassador Ragne Birte Lund were among those present at the launching of Bangladesh first CSR Report at BEI in Dhaka, July 15.

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Published 14.02.2012 // 

The embassies of Norway, Sweden and Denmark commemorated the 40th anniversary of their official recognition of Bangladesh as a sovereign state on 4th February 2012, at Dhaka University’s Senate Hall.

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Published 04.12.2011 // 

More than 150 countries and a wide range of organisations have reached agreement on a common framework for development cooperation at the high-level forum in South Korea. For the first time, China, India and Brazil are also on board.

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Published 27.10.2011 // 

Norway launched an international energy and climate partnership in support of the UN Secretary-General’s initiative “Sustainable Energy for All” on October 10th. The Partnership aims to ensure access to sustainable energy for all and avoid greenhouse gas emissions through the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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Published 26.10.2011 // 

Norwegian support for the telecom sector was central on the agenda when the Norwegian ambassador Ragne Birte Lund met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on October 15th.

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Published 17.10.2011 // 

The Norwegian Government has allocated NOK 27.8 billion for development in poor countries in 2012. This is a record high aid budget. Efforts on climate change, renewable energy and agriculture will be intensified.

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