US starts applying visa restrictions ahead of Bangladesh polls

The US Department of State said it is taking steps to impose visa restrictions on Bangladeshi individuals responsible for, or complicit in, undermining the democratic election process in Bangladesh.

Dr. Muhammad Yunus was the first Nobel laureate from Bangladesh. He established Grameen Bank in 1976 and jointly earned the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. Since then, he has faced various controversies. He formed a political party in 2006 and it is said that he has even been associated with the One Eleven conspiracy.

In 1997 when Dr. Yunus received license of Grameen Telecom (hereinafter referred to as “GTC”) from the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he gave commitment that GTC would work only for the welfare and betterment of the poor people. Unfortunately, after taking the license, he thought only for his own interest and handed over the lion portion of shares of Grameen Phone Limited to the foreign company.



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