Bangladesh top in GDP growth in 10 years
Published: 05:42 PM, 2 March 2021 Updated: 08:43 PM, 2 March 2021
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that Bangladesh has been at the top position in the world in GDP growth in the last 10 years. He said Bangladesh has now reached the same level as China, Qatar, India and Malaysia.
He said this while attending the inauguration ceremony of Bangabandhu Corner and Bangabandhu Mural at Sonali Bank on Tuesday afternoon.
The Finance Minister said that Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's had a dream for “Sonar Bangla”, which will be free from hunger, poverty, corruption, illiteracy, communalism, and ignorance. He dreamt of economic development and social security in this country. At the same time, he wanted to bring Bengal and Bengalis to the world stage. Bangladesh is now moving forward on the path shown by him.
He said Bangabandhu has spent his entire life for the welfare of this country and its people. His contribution cannot be avoided by just inaugurating a mural and a corner in his name.
Sonali Bank CEO and Managing Director Ataur Rahman presided over the function. Senior Secretary of the Department of Banks and Financial Institutions Asadul Islam, Ziaul Hasan Siddiqui, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sonali Bank Limited were present.