FBCCI organized a seminar titled “Current Scenario of Circular Economy in Bangladesh: Problem and Prospects”
The Seminar took place at the FBCCI Icon on January 16, 2022. President of FBCCI Mr. Md. Jashim Uddin said, Unplanned consumption of natural resources causes climate change and global warming, and turns into one of the major challenges to conservation Climate and biodiversity for the next generation. Therefore, the development of a circular economy becomes essential. Transforming the economy into a circular economy requires effective waste management.
The FBCCI Chief urged the ministries and other govt. departments to work in a coordinated manner to develop a circular economy in the country.
Mr.Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Industry, as Chief Guest, attended the seminar. While speaking, the Minister announced that a separate cell in his ministry will be formed to work on the circular economy.
Mr. Md. Shahab Uddin MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change attended the seminar as special guest and said, his ministry is going to formulate a working paper on plastic management to ensure ultimate recycling of plastics.
Dr. Muhammad Sujauddin, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Management, North South University delivered the Keynote and the panel discussion was attended by Mr. Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain, PhD, Professor of Chittagong University, Ms Eun Joo Allison Yi, Senior Environmental Specialist, Environment, Natural Resources & Blue Economy Global Practice, World Bank, Prof. Dr. Mizan R Khan, Deputy Director, Int’l Centre for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD), Independent University and Dr. A K Enamul Haque, FBCCI Panel Advisor and Professor of Economics, East West University.
Also present at the seminar were FBCCI Senior Vice President Mr. Mostofa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Vice President Mr. Md. Amin Helaly, Mr. Md. Habib Ullah Dawn and other directors.
FBCCI Secretary General Mr. Mohammad Mahfuzul Hoque moderated the seminar.