Former Bangladesh Bank governor and professor of business school, BRAC University, Salehuddin Ahmed, has expressed concern over slow growth rate and said it should be oriented towards productive and employment generating activities, which will benefit people.
Ahmed said efforts to increase the growth rate should also aim at overall development of the society.
“Even if we do not have this eight%, even if it is six or seven% if that particular growth is oriented towards, it comes from productive activities and employment generating activi...
'The interesting story which most people in the international investment community may not know, is that, over the last 20 years, Bangladesh economy has been growing 5 to 6% per year.
We never grow 20%. We never have zero growth. This is the predictable and consistent growth that all investors want', says Khalid Quadir, a Bangladeshi expatriate in US.
'Part of the business of investing in Bangladesh is this
Netherlands Ambassador to Dhaka Gerben De Jong on Wednesday said this November is extremely important for further development in the readymade garment sector as two important decisions will be taken during the period which will help Bangladesh become the number one producer in the world.
“Because, in November there are two decisions to be taken – one on joint standards to inspect factories and secondly the discussion on the minimum wage,” the envoy told a function in the city.
Jong said it will be very difficult to explain in Euro...