Dhaka, April 16 -- Bangladesh has sought collective efforts of the international community to save the planet.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal made the call at the general debate of the ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) Forum on Financing for Development (FFD) at the UN Headquarters on Monday.

He said climate change is hugely impacting Bangladesh's development efforts although it is not responsible for it, according to Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations (UN).

The Finance Minister also urged the international community to revisit the policy to extend support measures to the graduating countries in the initial stages in order to help them to enjoy and maintain a smooth and sustained graduation.

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