PM for development thru’ good governance
20 Septembar 2015, Nirapad News: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pledged to accelerate pace of economic development through good governance in a bid to make Bangladesh a middle-income country by 2021.
The premier came up with this assertion in an ‘Annual Work Implementation Agreement’ signing ceremony at her office in city on Sunday.
Secretaries of 48 ministries and departments signed the pact with cabinet secretary.
The PM said, “We prepared Vision-2021 before the election in 2008. People gave mandate to us, so we have been working for keeping our promises since then”.
Bangladesh has already achieved the lower middle-income country status, she said adding, “Within last seven years, the per capita income reached USD 1,318 which was USD 543 in 2005-6”.
The primer further said Bangladesh took 38 years in attaining USD 100 billion Gross Domestic Product (GDP). But this fiscal year it will be USD 200 billion.
The country has earned praise internationally for its successes, she added.
Urging all to accelerate the speed of development, the PM reiterated, “We have to take more challenges to fulfill the Vission-2021”.