IRS |Institute of Regional Studies


70 Years Pakistan Independance Day Celebration

Contemporary Regional Developments in Bangladesh

8th December - 15th December
  • Bangladesh again heading towards non participatory elections.
  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ruled out the possibility of any special initiative on her part to ensure BNP's participation in the next general election.
1st December - 7th December
  • Bangladesh’s high court upheld death sentence of 139 personnel of Bangladesh rifles, who were accused of orchestrating a mutiny in 2009 against their commanding officers at the central Dhaka headquarters, killing 74 people, including 57 army officers.
  • China has offered to mediate between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the issue of repatriation of Rohingya Muslims.


  • December 2017