Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today
said that Bangladesh’s economy has been doing well compared to the other
countries over the last 10 years under the prudent policy and dynamic
leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“Bangladesh is moving forward under the leadership of Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina. The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) of the United
Nations (UN) has recommended Bangladesh’s graduation from the Least Developed
Country (LDC) status. The country’s economy has been doing well compared to
the other countries over the last 10 years,” he said.
The Minister said this while inaugurating the ‘Bangabandhu Corner and
Mujib Corner’ at Sonali Bank Headquarters in the city’s Motijheel area
Senior Secretary of the Financial Institutions Division M Ashadul Islam
and Chairman of the Sonali Bank Board of Directors Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui
attended the function as special guests.
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Sonali Bank Limited
Md Ataur Rahman Prodhan presided over the function.
Kamal said Bangladesh has reached at the doorstep to become a developed
country under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
“Despite COVID-19 pandemic, Bangladesh has been doing well compared to
the other countries. We have received the recommendation of the UN on the
occasion of the golden jubilee of our independence,” he added.
He lauded all banks for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic
through providing stimulus packages and keeping the country’s economy stable.
He thanked Sonali Bank for setting up the Bangabandhu and Mujib corner
and said the Bangabandhu and Mujib corner will help to know about Bangabandhu
and his life and struggle for the nation.
M Ashadul Islam said the corner will help the next generation to know
about the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Through gathering about the knowledge of Bangabandhu, he said, they will
be able to exercise it in their daily life and play a vital role for the
development of the country.
Md Ataur Rahman Prodhan said the flow of inward remittance has been
increased tremendously due to the government initiative of the 2 percent
incentive for sending foreign remittance.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)