UN Secretary-General's video message on Bangladesh's LDC graduation

22 Mar 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres commends Bangladesh’s achievement in meeting the critarias of LDC graduation, success in women's empowerment and access to education. Watch the video here- 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uninbangladesh/videos/884243128422190/ 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oInFM2bmml0

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message:

"Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
I am delighted that Bangladesh has fulfilled the criteria for graduation from the world’s least developed countries.
 
This is a clear signal that the country is building an inclusive and thriving economy, with a commitment to lifting millions of people from poverty and hunger.
 
I also commend Bangladesh’s achievements in women's empowerment and access to education.
 
Graduation is a milestone.  Strong vision, national leadership and sound policies and programmes will be crucial as Bangladesh strives to become a middle-income country and implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
 
The United Nations will continue to support Bangladesh in this journey."


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