There is no alternative to sustainable development in dealing with disasters: Foreign Minister

 Ctg Desk |  Thursday, October 28th, 2021 |  11:20 am
There is no alternative to sustainable development in dealing with disasters: Foreign Minister
       

Foreign Minister said there is no alternative to sustainable development plans to deal with natural disasters. AK Abdul Momen. He made the remarks at a discussion meeting on disaster management at the Army Golf Club in the capital on Thursday (October 26th) morning.

Explaining the role model of Bangladesh in dealing with any natural calamity, the Minister said Bangladesh has dealt with all the recent calamities properly. Last year too, Bangladesh showed skill in dealing with Amphan.

Abdul Momen said Bangabandhu has always emphasized on disaster mitigation. The government has built a safe house to deal with the disaster. At present, 100 cyclone shelters have been set up in the country.

Disaster management exercises were held at Army Golf Club in a joint venture between Bangladesh and the United States. 148 organizations from 23 countries participated in the exercise on disaster management.