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‘Keep your confidence in govt to build a beautiful Bangladesh’

Published : 26 May 2022 09:06 PM

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim has called on the people Prime to have confidence on the government to build a beautiful Bangladesh of the future through the implementation of the two-day plan.

He made the call in the context of discussions with various stakeholders in the panel dialogue on 'Institutional Challenges and Opportunities with International Lessons' at an international conference on Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 held at a hotel in the capital on Thursday.

The Minister said, "Our visionary Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has formulated a delta plan which will be useful for the whole world. If this plan is implemented, the world will benefit from generation to generation.”

The minister further said that Bangladesh has tremendous land and natural resources as compared to many countries of the world. It is our duty to build a livable world for future generations. Not only sound planning but his alertness and dedication too are most required. The government will enact laws to implement the delta plan. If the delta law comes into force, the constitutional basis for this will be created.

He further added that development of Sunil economy is our goal now.

Extraction of marine resources such as fisheries, mineral resources, etc. will help in the development of the Sunil economy. Which will benefit the next generation and the world. In the meantime, the implementation of our Delta Plan is moving forward through the inclusion of issues of finance, regional and international cooperation based on needs. This process will continue. Of course, Bangladesh will implement the Delta Plan 2100.

Mentioning that the whole world has now become a global village, the minister stressed on the importance of enhancing mutual cooperation and working together among the countries.

At the time, the Minister highlighted the challenges and possibilities of Bangladesh in the coming days in the implementation of Delta Plan 2100 and sought the cooperation of other countries of the world including the Netherlands in this regard.

John Roome, Regional Director, World Bank's South Asia Sustainable Development, and Prof Dr Salemul Haque, Professor, International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCECD), were also present at the panel dialogue. Minister of State for Water Resources Zahid Faruq, World Bank Country Director Mercy Tembon, Member of the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission Dr Mo Kauser Ahmed.