Bangladesh is developing in all key fields and moving forward towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) gradually, says Shafiul Islam, president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI).
“Bangladesh is now enjoying a positive acceptance throughout the world, earning prestigious global awards as marks of recognition to the country’s gradual development in all key fields specially MDGs, women empowerment, poverty alleviation, ICT and Environment issues,” he said on Sunday while inaugurating a seminar titled "Impact Bangladesh Forum 2017: Investing in Growth and SDGs" as chief guest.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI) jointly organised the seminar at Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel auditorium in Dhaka.
State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan, Kyoko Yokosuka, deputy country director of UNDP Bangladesh, and DCCI President Abul Kasem Khan, were also present at the programme, among others.
Mannan said the government was working to overcome all the obstacles in the business and development sectors.
UNDP will unlock investment potentials worth $12 trillion globally and 60% of it is in Asia, said Kyoko Yokosuka at the seminar.