Dr. Selim Raihan’s session on “Strengthening Land Corridor in the Bay of Bengal” at the conference on “Facilitating Connectivity in Bay of Bengal Region”, organized by CUTS International and BIMSTEC, April 2017

A conference on “Facilitating Connectivity in Bay of Bengal Region”, organized jointly by CUTS International and BIMSTEC, was held on April 11, 2017, in Dhaka. Dr. Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM and Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, was present as a discussant in the session on “Strengthening Land Corridor in the Bay of Bengal”. Dr. Raihan emphasized on the necessity of successful economic integration by linking market, investment and policies. He also focused on the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in regional policy making and addressing the political economic issues to overcome the structural factors within a country.