LightCastle Co-Founder & CEO Bijon Islam recently joined a dialogue organized by Economics Study Center (ESC). The dialogue panel discussed “Labor Market Recovery in Bangladesh: Prospects Amid the Global Recession.” During the discussion, Bijon Islam mentioned the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution and how we should prepare to face them.
Alongside Bijon Islam, the panel included:
Dr. Selim Raihan, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, and Executive Director, SANEM, chaired the panel discussion.
Mr. Nazmul Avi Hossain talked about important aspects like workers who are in vulnerable positions, increasing youth participation, and creating more job opportunities that need holistic support from academia and government.
According to Dr. Sayema, we must create future-oriented policies and control inflation, as this challenge creates problems in every area of the economy.
Dr. Fahmida pointed out that healthcare is one of the burgeoning industries we should pay attention to. And hoped the government would provide the necessary measures and incentives to motivate people into unconventional working sectors.
Afterward, an interactive question-and-answer session concluded the event.
Watch the full recording of the dialogue here:
The dialogue is also featured in the following national dailies: