'BD to become poverty-free country by 2030'

Finance minister hopes

Published: March 26, 2019 16:20:55 | Updated: April 04, 2019 16:46:23

Bangladesh will become a 100 per cent poverty and hunger-free country by 2030 as various poverty alleviation programmes are being implemented across the country.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the expectation on Monday at a discussion on at the Bangladesh Bank (BB) headquarters in the city, reports BSS.

Bangabandhu Parishad of the Bangladesh Bank unit organised the discussion marking the Independence and National Day-2019.

BB Governor Fazle Kabir attended the meet as special guest, while BB deputy governors Ahmed Jamal and SM Moniruzzaman also took part in the discussion.

Paying rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the finance minister said Bangladesh has achieved remarkable development and progress for attaining economic emancipation as the country has already been acclaimed as a role model across the world.

He urged all, including BB officials, to work together for achieving the development goals and making Bangladesh a happy and prosperous country as dreamt by the Father of the Nation.

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