Prime Minister asks financial assistance for help developing countries to achieves SDGs.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the international community to extend financial, technological, and financial assistance to help developing countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
She made this appeal in a statement during the closing session of the UN Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda at the UN headquarters on Sunday, a BSS report said.
She underlined Bangladesh success in meeting the Millennium Development Goals and said there was no alternative to international cooperation in achieving the newly adopted SDG goals.
“We must realise the Agenda recognizing the different national circumstances, capacities and levels of development. Respecting national policies, priorities and policy space would be equally important. In order to sustain our progress and truly transform, we will have to address inequalities in all forms across the Agenda.”
She also stressed transparency in the workings of international trade and financial institutions.
She said the achievement of the MDGs had “helped Bangladesh to advance towards graduation as a Middle Income Country”. Continue Reading …