Abu Afsarul Haider | The Daily Star
  • Abu Afsarul Haider

  • As the pandemic continues, the rich are getting richer

    The Covid-19 pandemic may have taken a heavy toll on the global economy, but the pandemic hasn’t been bad for everyone. While hundreds of millions of people worldwide have lost their source of earning and have become jobless, billionaires are getting richer than ever before.
  • A strong banking system makes a strong economy

    For the last several years, the banking sector in Bangladesh has been playing an important role in our USD 300-plus billion economy where banks comprise more than 80 percent of all financing activity.
  • Women’s empowerment is meaningless without safety

    Not too long ago, it was hardly believable that the women of Bangladesh would take part in the economic development of the country.
  • Key socioeconomic issues that we must address

    Bangladesh is, without a doubt, one of the most promising economies in the region. We have made considerable progress in many socio-economic sectors.
  • Make Dhaka liveable again

    Dhaka is one of the fastest growing megacities in the world. It is predicted to be one of the world’s largest metropolises by 2025, along with Tokyo, Mexico City, Shanghai, Beijing and New York City.