Speakers at a seminar in Tangail on Monday emphasized the need for private sector finance, foreign investment and support from the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to achieve the government's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Bangladesh has achieved laudable success in different fields but there is need to admit the failures and find solution to overcome those, they said.
Economics department of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) in Tangail organised the seminar on "Global Agenda 2030 and Development Perspective of Bangladesh" at the auditorium of Criminology and Police Science Department of the institution with the cooperation of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).
Prominent economist Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, member of CPD's Board of Trustees and a distinguished fellow, spoke at the seminar as the main speaker.
Prof Mohammad Alauddin, vice chancellor of MBSTU, addressed the event as chief guest with Md Moniruzzaman Mujib, chairman of economics of MBSTU, in the chair.
CPD's Senior Research Fellow Toufiqul Islam Khan and Dr Mohammad Khademul Islam, dean of Social Science Faculty of MBSTU, addressed as special guests at the programme.