PRI urges Bangladesh government to keep economy open despite spread of omicron

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The Policy Research Institute (PRI) of Bangladesh recently urged the government to keep the economy open despite the spread of the new variant of the omicron coronavirus. “The government needs to strengthen the security and health care system, but we don’t want to see any lockdowns or any kind of harsh measures,” said PRI executive director Ahsan H Mansur.

The independent economic research organization made the suggestion during a webinar titled “After the onslaught of the pandemic – the economy on a solid path to recovery”.

“Not all sectors have recovered at the same pace, so sectors that have recovered slowly should be prioritized and get government support,” said Sayema ​​Haque Bidisha, research director of the South Asian Network on Economics. Modeling.

The Policy Research Institute (PRI) of Bangladesh recently urged the government to keep the economy open despite the spread of the new variant of the omicron coronavirus. “The government needs to strengthen the security and health care system, but we don’t want to see any lockdowns or any kind of harsh measures,” said PRI executive director Ahsan H Mansur.

Transport, tourism and construction are among the sectors that have recovered the slowest, she said, as quoted by Bangladeshi media.

The human capital development process has been hit hard during the pandemic, so the government should now think about how it can be recovered, she added.

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