PM seeks enhanced IAEA supports to implement SDGs


PV Desk : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina  sought enhanced International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) assistance for Bangladesh and other developing nations in implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through peaceful use of nuclear technology.

Addressing an IAEA conference in the Austrian capital, she said Bangladesh wants to draw maximum benefits from the peaceful uses of nuclear technologies through IAEA expertise and was keen to work with developing countries to forge greater cooperation.

“IAEA should strengthen its efforts to help member states, particularly the LDCs and developing countries, to implement the SDGs,” she said.

The prime minister said capacity building and transfer of technologies are much needed for developing countries to achieve SDGs.

The premier, however, reaffirmed Bangladesh commitment to working with IAEA and other international partners in ensuring peaceful use of nuclear technology.