On July 18, a virtual panel on ‘Bangladesh’s Foreign Policy Priorities in the Wake of the Covid Pandemic’, was hosted by jointly by BEI and the Youth Policy Forum (YPF). The Guest Speaker was Md. Shahidul Alam MP, the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, while the two discussants were Amb. Humayun Kabir, Acting President, BEI, and Dr. Akhtar Mahmud, formerly with the World Bank. The discussion was moderated by Amb. Farooq Sobhan, Distinguished Fellow and Board Member, BEI.