WEBINAR ON “BANGLADESH'S GRADUATION FROM THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDC) CATEGORY: FUTURE CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES”
A Weminar on “BANGLADESH'S GRADUATION FROM THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDC) CATEGORY: FUTURE CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES” held on 01 April 2021 (Thursday) from 1100 hrs to 1235 hrs on ZOOM Platform with the presence of Chief Guest Dr. Mashiur Rahman, the Honorable Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) was the Key Note Speaker and Dr. Zahid Hussain, Former Lead Economist, The World Bank Bangladesh was the Guest Speaker of the online seminar. Major General Md Moshfequr Rahman, SGP, SUP, ndc, psc, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Professionals and Professor M Abul Kashem Mozumder, Ph.D Pro-Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Professionals were present as Special Guests. Speakers pointed out that Bangladesh's graduation from the LDC category is a clear sign of progress and a token of global recognition. Besides the reputational benefits, the main idea is to develop the country and transform the economy structurally towards high productivity economic activities. They also provided directions for devising a smooth strategy to overcome the challenges and to realize the potentials from this key milestone in the country’s marvelous journey towards development. Brigadier General A.K.M. Iqbal Azim, ndc, psc, G+, PhD, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Chairmen, Faculty Members, Students of Department of Development Studies including MDS (Professional) and other Departments of BUP, invited guests attended the Webinar.