DOT Desk: Bangladesh yesterday urged the international community for maintaining various facilities offered to Bangladesh for a long time to make the post-graduation period of the country more smooth and sustainable, reports The Business Post. This appeal was made formally today before the UN Committee for Development Policy (UN-CDP) at a meeting of the expert group as part of the preparations for holding the ensuing triennial review meeting. Bangladesh is going to get recommendations for the 2nd time for fulfilling the criteria of graduating from the LDC status in the triennial review meeting of the UN-CDP to be held in February 2021, said a Finance Ministry press release.
The release said Principal Coordinator on SDG Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office Zuena Aziz led the Bangladesh delegation at the virtual meeting.
Economic Relations Division (ERD) Secretary Fatima Yasmin made a presentation at the meeting highlighting the latest status of Bangladesh in favour of its graduation from LDC as well as the unprecedented development in different socio-economic fields of the country.
José Antonio Ocampo, Chair of the Committee on Development Policy (CDP), along with other high UN-CDP delegation members praised highly about the recent development trend of Bangladesh.