Bangladesh to attain SDG too
01 October 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina termed the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-2030 a collective journey and said the international community has to deliver on the means of implementation.
“We will need scaled-up resources from all sources – public and private, domestic and international. Thus, fulfillment of the ODA Targets will be crucial, from the beginning,” she added.
The Prime Minister was addressing a high-level discussion on “MDGS to SDGs: A Way Forward”, organized by Bangladesh on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, President of the Republic of Benin Boni Yayi, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan L”fven, President of the General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft, UNDP Administrator Ms. Helen Clark, UN Under Secretary General and representative of UN Secretary General, Gayan Chandra Achariya, and Special Envoy to World Bank President Mahmud Mohiuddin also spoke on the occasion.
Sheikh Hasina said, “We also need critical support in technology and capacity building areas. In meeting our developmental and climatic challenges, we need adaptive and environmentally sound technologies – particularly.”
Mentioning that as Bangladesh surprised the world with our MDG achievements, the PM added: “We are committed to lead by example again in case of SDGs. In our journey, no one will be left behind as we aspire to build a just, progressive, peaceful and prosperous Bangladesh.”
Global leaders lauded Bangladesh’s overall progress saying ‘Bangladesh is a development surprise.’
Thanking to them, the premier said Bangladesh has progressed much more in development sector compared to many developing countries We proved many myths wrong.