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'BD remains in top since 2009 in attaining GDP growth'

Finance Minister says quoting The Spectator Index


Published: September 02, 2019 17:13:26 | Updated: September 03, 2019 10:22:11


Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Monday said Bangladesh remains in top position in attaining GDP growth compared to other countries in the world over the last 10 years since 2009 under the current price method.

The Finance Minister gave the information at the cabinet meeting quoting “The Spectator Index” published on August 29 highlighting the performance of top 26 GDP growth gaining countries of the world, said a Finance Ministry press release.

The publication showed that total GDP growth of Bangladesh is 188 per cent followed by China’s 177 per cent, India’s 117 per cent, Indonesia’s 90 per cent, Malaysia’s 78 per cent, Australia’s 41 per cent and Brazil’s 17 per cent.

Congratulating the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for this outstanding achievement on behalf of the whole nation at the Cabinet meeting, Kamal said Bangladesh is moving ahead and would continue to move ahead.

He also hoped that Bangladesh would set a strong example in the global economic arena soon if the current trend of advancement continues under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

The Finance Minister also noted that it would be possible to build “Sonar Bangla” as dreamt by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman through attaining much stronger results in the economic front under the dynamic guidance of the Prime Minister.

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