Jubeda Chowdhury

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The Bangladesh-Bhutan trade and transit agreement is a shot in the arm for regional cooperation

This transit agreement will pave the way for energy imports from Bhutan. A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed between the two countries in 2009. After last month's agreement, the FTA will gain momentum. The agreement will enable Bhutan to use Bangladesh's air, railways, river ports, land and sea ports since Bhutan is a landlocked country and…

India-Bangladesh-Myanmar-Thailand quadrilateral cooperation and connectivity will be hugely beneficial to the region

If the Bangladesh-Myanmar-Thailand-India trilateral highway project and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) corridor were integrated, ASEAN members could access the markets of Bangladesh, northern India, and the Himalayan countries of Bhutan, and Nepal. 

Bangladesh and Myanmar can resolve outstanding issues through closer trade and investment ties

The troubled Rakhine region of Myanmar can potentially become a trade hub between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Rohingya crisis needs a sustainable solution: Open letter to Myanmar’s policymakers from Bangladesh

Myanmar can use Bangladesh to reach the markets of Bhutan, Nepal and India’s Northeast easily

Bangladesh-Myanmar trade holds promise for the region

Enhanced ties between Bangladesh and Myanmar can contribute to the growth of trade and investment relations with ASEAN and BIMSTEC countries, writes Jubeda Chowdhury for South Asia Monitor 

Why does Pakistan lag far behind Bangladesh?

Although Bangladesh was a part of Pakistan, it has already surpassed Pakistan in almost all socio-cultural and economic indicators, writes Jebeda Chowdhury for South Asia Monitor

Bangladesh has a key role in combating maritime threats in Bay of Bengal

The US, Sri Lanka, India, the Maldives and others can work together with Bangladesh to deal with regional maritime problems, writes Jubeda Chowdhury for South Asia Monitor

Is the US right in sanctioning RAB in Bangladesh?

Although the RAB has paid a heavy price in its campaign against terrorists and drug smugglers, the US has unfairly imposed sanctions against the group

US sanctions on Bangladesh security officials are biased and motivated

Extrajudicial killings are taking place in many countries such as Pakistan but the US is directing its ire at Bangladesh

India-Bangladesh ties: A role model for neighbouring countries

India and Bangladesh can show the world how neighbouring countries can become all-weather friends, writes Jubeda Chowdhury for South Asia Monitor