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Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad

  • Economist
  • Sun, 1 Oct 23

Valiant freedom fighter, noted economist and environmental expert Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad is the chairman of Dhaka School of Economics and the former chairman of 'Palli-Kormo Shohayak foundation' (PKSF).  Apart from this, he played significant roles in various national and international organizations, including being the founder chairman of Bangladesh Development Council and the chairman of Bangladesh Economic Association. In 2009, he was honored with the "Ekushey Padak" for his contribution to poverty alleviation, and in 2019, he was awarded the highest national civilian honour, the "Swadhinata Puraskar", for his outstanding contributions to Bangladesh.

Tk2 note was my preferred eid salaami
Tk2 note was my preferred eid salaami

Art and Culture

Wed, 10 Apr 24

Tk2 note was my preferred eid salaami

Among the two major religious festivals of Muslims worldwide, Eid-ul-Fitr holds a special place by any measure. This religious festival comes after a month of strict fasting. Many fasting Muslims feel the urge to give of themselves as they celebrate this eid and give as much charity as they can. Eid brings a message of joy to everyone, rich and poor. The message of joy and happiness comes out as more practical for the poor when the rich extend their hands in support.

Microcredit vs. Appropriate Credit
Microcredit vs. Appropriate Credit

MFS

Mon, 18 Mar 24

Microcredit vs. Appropriate Credit

Microcredit initiatives often come into question when discussing poverty alleviation efforts. What are microcredits, how they are provided, and what their implications are will be discussed later. It is worth mentioning here that significant changes have occurred in the microcredit scheme since 2011.

Intentional or not, a loan defaulter remains loan defaulter
Intentional or not, a loan defaulter remains loan defaulter

Bank

Tue, 5 Mar 24

Intentional or not, a loan defaulter remains loan defaulter

Banking plays an extremely crucial role in the economic development of any country. Particularly in Bangladesh, where the capital market is relatively weak, the significance of banking accounts for a substantial portion of the nation's economy. Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh often need to approach banks primarily to meet the financial requirements for establishing industries, factories, and business establishments.

Smart People Needed to Build a Smart Bangladesh
Smart People Needed to Build a Smart Bangladesh

Smart Bangladesh

Wed, 27 Dec 23

Smart People Needed to Build a Smart Bangladesh

In a bygone era, Bangladesh achieved remarkable economic and social progress. This achievement of Bangladesh has been internationally acclaimed. In 2015, Bangladesh transitioned into a middle-income country. During this time, there has also been a significant reduction in poverty, child mortality, maternal mortality rates, malnutrition, and improvement in women's empowerment in Bangladesh. The ultimate goal is to transform into a developed country by 2031 and join the league of advanced nations by 2041.