Bangladesh

Terror is a threat to development

Jul 1, 2017
That is the policy the government should have against terror, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is right to make it clear Bangladesh will not stand for militant activities which threaten the country’s development, stability, and peace.
 
Certainly the economy has taken a hit since Holey Artisan.
 
Most visibly, dining establishments are suffering due to lower patronage, particularly from foreigners.
 
The number of tourists visiting Bangladesh has fallen precipitously, and there have been costly delays in Japan-aided projects due to security concerns. If we are serious at all about meeting our development goals, then, it is of the greatest importance to root out terror from the land.
 
Dhaka Tribune, July 1, 2017

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