‘Bangladesh will achieve SDGs by 2030’


PV Report : Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today called for taking up a cohesive plan for improving the capacity in global trade and removing trade barriers for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“Bangladesh is on the right track to achieve the SDGs and it will be able to achieve the SDGs by 2030 set by the United Nations,” said the commerce minister while speaking at a high level session on “Aid and Inclusive Trade: Financing Trade Connectivity and the SDGs” held at Geneva as part of the 6th Global Review of Aid for Trade-2017.

Tofail who is now in Geneva to attend the 6th Global Review of Aid for Trade-2017 said Bangladesh has been making remarkable progress in socioeconomic sector and small and medium enterprises in the non-formal sector are increasingly becoming important. This sector needs support and cooperation for increasing their capacity, he added.