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BST in relation with the bordering nations

Bangladesh Daylight Saving Time , commonly abbreviated as BDST is the time zone of Bangladesh which is observed throughout the whole country, with a time offset of UTC+7:00. Bangladesh observes Daylight saving time. Bangladesh Standard Time is calculated on the basis of 90.00° E longitude, which passes over the Harukandi Union of Harirampur Upazila of Manikganj District of Dhaka Division, Bangladesh.

On June 1, 2009, the Government of Bangladesh introduced the UTC+7 offset to utilize daylight savings. Following this decision, the time was advanced by 1 hour on 19 June 2009 at midnight. Prior to that, the country observed a time offset of UTC+6.[1]


  1. ^ Bangladesh adopts new time rules. Retrieved on 2009-06-20.

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