IMF chief applauds leadership of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Chief of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva applauded unprecedented advancement of Bangladesh stating leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is necessary to go ahead towards further prosperity confronting all the hurdles. The IMF chief said, “Bangladesh is a role model in the world . . . it has made unprecedented advancement in various sectors under the dynamic leadership of Sheikh Hasina”.

She also lauded maintaining stability in the macro economy even during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kristalina Georgieva said Bangladesh has achieved remarkable progress due to establishing massive infrastructure development, well connectivity and maintaining the law and order.

Sheikh Hasina apprised the IMF chief of her government initiatives to make sure the overall development of Bangladesh.

“The development of the country has not made in a day rather it’s a result of longtime planning”, she said.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that she prepared the plan on how she wanted to develop Bangladesh while she was in jail after the changeover and started working with the plan after assuming power for the second time in 2009.

She apprised the IMF boss of Bangladesh’s measures to fight the adverse impact of the climate change and women empowerment.

The Prime Minister hailed the role of IMF in the journey of Bangladesh’s development and wish continuation of the support in future.

It may be mentioned here that, Bangladesh is currently engaged with a program of US$ 4.7 billion with IMF which Bangladesh has got only two weeks negotiation despite the fact many countries cannot avail the loan after negotiation of years, he said.


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