Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) organized a hybrid seminar on ‘Gig Economy and Bangladesh: Opportunities, Challenges and Way Forward’ on 15th March 2023. H E Dr Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Adviser to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
The inaugural seminar was booted off with the welcome speech of the Director General of BIISS, Major General Sheikh Pasha Habib Uddin, OSP, SGP, BAMS, afwc, psc. It was followed a working session chaired by Dr Zaidi Sattar, Chairman, Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI). A panel of three distinguished speakers presented their research findings. It was followed by a vibrant Q&A session featuring questions and comments. Afterward, the Chief Guest delivered his remarks who said that the gig economy would create a significant number of new jobs in Bangladesh. He also stated that the Fourth Industrial Revolution was going to leave a profound impact on traditional employment opportunities. Mr. Nur Ahmed, Research Officer, represented BIMRAD in this distinguished program.