-Distinguished Fellow of CPD Dr. Mustafizur Rahman at BUBT’s Economic Dept’s Seminar
May 07, 2018, Dhaka: Department of Economics of Bangladesh University of Business & Technology (BUBT) organized a seminar on “Moving Out of the LDCs: Strategies for Sustainable Graduation” on Monday, May 07, 2018 at International Conference Hall of the University Permanent Campus, Rupnagar, Mirpur-2, Dhaka.
Prof. Dr. Mustafizur Rahman, Distinguished Fellow, Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD), was the Chief Guest & Keynote Speaker of the Seminar. He said in his speech that, we should keep Sustainability and Inclusiveness in our development process to have the real taste of the transition from Least Developing Country to Middle Income Country. He also said, there are challenges, added to this transition, such as increasing of tariff and interest rates of credits. We can face those challenges successfully if we go with economic diversification and if we can take care of the labor displace risk due to global technological development. He also mentioned that too much indirect tax is not expected, it is not good for lower income people of the country. He commented that, while answering questions, to keep free flow of the development, our economy expects political stability at any cost, but political change is not stability, it is the sustainability of the economic policy.
Prof. Md Abu Saleh, Vice Chancellor, BUBT was the Special Guest. And Mr. A F M Sarwar Kamal, Member & Former Chairman of BUBT Trust, was present as the Session Chair.
Prof. Dr. Syed Masud Husain, Dean, Faculty of Business, BUBT delivered the welcome speech. Mr. Sirajul Islam, Chairman, Department of Economics proposed a vote of thanks.
Members of the BUBT Trust; Deans of all Faculties; Distinguished Guests; officials, faculty members and students were present at the Seminar.
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