Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
In 2018, the "Bangabandhu Chair" Professor and Doctoral Research has been endowed to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand by the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in honour of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
"In 2015 Bangladesh leaving behind the status of a least developed country crossed the bar and entered into the Lower Middle-Income Country group. The country aspires to achieve the developed country status by 2041. "
Sustainable Energy Sector
"It is undeniable that fundamental need is to make the energy sector sustainable, secure and disaster resilient as it holds the lifeline of economic and social growth within planetary boundaries. One intrinsic challenge of energy for development in the context of Bangladesh is how to meet the increasing demand for energy services and under what fuel mix. "
Message from the Foreign Minister Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
"I am very delighted to learn that the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand is going to publish a Bangabandhu Chair Special Issue of International Energy Journal titled “Energy, Disaster, Climate Change: Sustainability and Just Transitions in Bangladesh” dedicated exclusively to the Sustainable Energy Development discourse of Bangladesh...."
-Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, MP
Knowledge & Capacity Building
Father of the Nation
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
“I do not say anything to intellectuals. I respect them. I would only say this to them that, please use your intellects for the welfare of the people. I do not say anything more than this”
(The last public address at Suhrawardy Uddan, 26 March 1975)