Working Session

Rural Transformation: Creating Opportunities for All

  • 4:15 PM- 5:40 PM
  • Venue: Carnival, BICC
  • Chair: H.E. Md. Tazul Islam
  • Keynote Presenter: Md. Helal Uddin Ahmed

Session Concept:

The current Government assume the power for the third term election with a vision to extend all modern civic amenities to every villages of the country- which was one of the main pillars in their election manifesto in 2019. The amenities include developed roads, communication, safe drinking water, modern healthcare and proper treatment, standard education, developed sewerage and waste management, increasing electricity and fuel supply, computer and high-speed internet facilities, electric equipment and standard consumer goods. In addition to the modernization of the agricultural sector, the government intends to provide supports to non-agricultural sector, for manufacturing light equipment and doing its marketing, necessary assistance, including loan facilities. The session will effort to recognize broader policy options and means for building strategic partnership with all key stakeholders including private sector, development partners and NGOs.

Panelists

H.E.  Md. Tazul Islam
H.E. Md. Tazul Islam

Hon’ble Minister for LGRD

Md. Helal Uddin Ahmed
Md. Helal Uddin Ahmed

Local Government Division

Robert Simpson
Robert Simpson

Representative FAO

Omer Zafar
Omer Zafar

Country Director, IFAD

Mr Md Aminul Islam
Mr Md Aminul Islam

Director General, Rural Development Academy

Dr Nagesh Kumar
Dr Nagesh Kumar

Director, South and South-West Asia Office, UN ESCAP

Dr K A S Murshid
Dr K A S Murshid

Director General, BIDS

Reources

Rural Transformation: Creating Opportunities for All

Rural Transformation: Creating Opportunities for All