রবিবার, ১৯ জানুয়ারী ২০২০, ০৯:৪৪ অপরাহ্ন
Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in socio-economic development, as its GDP growth reached 8.13 per cent in last fiscal year. ‘The estimates of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) showed the GDP growth rose to 8.13 per cent in 2018-19 up from 7.86 per cent the previous year. Per Capita Income touched 1909 US Dollar. Now we are $302 billion economy moving forward with mega development projects
including Tk 300 billion worth Padma bridge, Tk 22 billion metro rail, elevated expressway, flyovers, dozens of economic zones and Payra seaport,’ said Law Minister Anisul Huq .
Minister came up with the comment while speaking in a conference on inclusion, innovation and integration for inclusive governance in Bangladesh held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center of Dhaka.
Anisul Huq said the government will form a high-powered district case coordination committee to dispose of all the pending cases across the country. “There are 34 lac cases still pending. The committee will play a successful role in disposing of all the pending cases immediately,” he said.
About the scope and nature of the committee, the law minister said the committee will comprise of district judges, deputy commissioners and superintendents of police to make the effort a success.
Responding to a query, Anisul said the number of pending cases is going up due to different reasons including absence of witnesses. “The district case coordination committee will deal with the issue collectively,” he said.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized the programme. Among others, Advisor to the Prime Minister Professor Dr. Gowher Rizvi, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of European Union Rensje Teerink, Ambassador of Japan Naoki Ito, Resident Representative of UNDP Sudipto Mukerjee spoke in the function.