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Bangladesh Economics Summit begins

October 28, 2018 00:00:00

The '1st Bangladesh Economics Summit 2018' presented by the Economics Study Center (ESC) of the University of Dhaka started on Friday, according to a statement.

The event was inaugurated by Professor Dr. Barkat-e-Khuda, Professor of BIBM, followed by paper presentation by the students.

The policy debate was held on Saturday. It was a show debate where challenges and opportunities along with policy suggestions to attain sustainable economic growth in Bangladesh were discussed by invited debaters who are presently affiliated with economic research and global think tanks.

Moderator of ESC Dr. M.M. Akash was the speaker of this debate. The Proposition Team Members were Nishat Tasnim Rafa, Rubaiyat Sarwar, and Galib Ibn Anwarul Azim, while opposition team members were Rafiqullah Romel, Nazmul Hossain Avi, and Anirban Bhowmik.

The closing ceremony will take place on November 01, offering panel discussion and public lecture which will be open for everyone.

The ESC is a pioneering student body of the Department of Economics, DU. In the past few years, it organised several programmes, aimed at promoting research and development quest among the students. To continue that legacy, the ESC is organising the summit at the DU premises.

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