Bangladesh’s economy could achieve 10 per cent GDP growth if it had not been impacted by climate change, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said on Monday informing that Bangladesh suffered a loss of 2.0 per cent of GDP every year due to this impact.

“In addition, we spent nearly 5 billion extra dollars each year to face the challenges of climate change” the minister said while addressing a dialogue on Human mobility in the context of climate change” jointly organized by the foreign ministry and International Organisation of Migration(IOM).

Despite being one of the lowest carbon emitters in the world, Bangladesh becomes one of the most sufferers of climate change impact, Dr Momen said urging the international community to take immediate measures to address the problems.

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