UN General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted the historic resolution on the graduation of Bangladesh from the LDC category, recognizing the country’s remarkable development journey.
With the adoption of this resolution, Bangladesh completes all the procedures to graduate from the LDC category.
This is a landmark achievement in Bangladesh’s development journey, which coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence and the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
"What better way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our independence and birth centenary of Bangabandhu! Fulfillment of national aspiration and Prime Minister's vision 2021," Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Rabab Fatima tweeted on Wednesday.
Speaking after the adoption of this landmark resolution, she thanked all the Member States, especially the development partners, for their support to reach consensus for the adoption of this resolution.
“Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina envisioned transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country by 2021 and a developed country by 2041. She has led us from the front in this exciting journey despite the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic," said the Ambassador.