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Iraq War: More Reactions & Impact in Bangladesh - 2003-03-23


Economic experts in Bangladesh feel that if the war in Iraq is prolonged , it will bring in a negative impact on Bangldesh's economy. A major source of foreign exchange earning has been the remittance from the citizens of Bangladesh living abroad. The import cost is met by the remittance sent by the Bangladeshis . Besides its is feared that the export will also be affected by war. Until now , 1446 Bangladeshis have returned from the Middle east due to the iraq war.

In another development , the Leader of the Opposition in Bangladesh , Sheikh Hasina has expressed her concern about innocent people being killed in Iraq war and has commented that this war has undermined the role of the UN.

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