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Bangladesh in satisfactory position to achieve SDGs - Dr. Salim
Bangladesh in satisfactory position to achieve SDGs - Dr. Salim
 
Professor Dr. Md. Salim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, Chairman, Executive Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, Chairman, Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation and Professor of Accounting Department, University of Chittagong addressed an international conference on Sustainable Development Goals organized by the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) at Pan Pacific Sonargaon recently.

Dr. Md. Salim Uddin said that, the present government has completed several publications in the implementation of the SDGs, which includes the identification of SDGs, GAP analysis, funding strategies, monitoring and implementation guidelines and implementation strategies for the seventh five year plan. The task of identifying, measuring, publishing and implementing 17 activities of SDGs, 169 targets and 241 indicators has been going on fast, he added. Meanwhile, the implementation of the SDGs in Bangladesh has been praised in the United Nations High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development. In the implementation of this SDG, there are many challenges in Bangladesh including inadequate financing, food security for the increased population, rapid urbanization, education and employment system of 13 million population between 15 to 29 years, proper utilization of resources, natural disasters and environmental disasters, skilled manpower, quality education system, increased business expenditure and transaction costs. Above all, special attention is needed in the above indicators along with ensuring good governance for achieving SDGs.
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