Roundtable on the 8th Five Year Plan with Prothom Alo

Shamsul Alam - Roundtable on the 8th Five Year Plan with Prothom Alo

In collaboration with Prothom Alo, an online roundtable meeting was organized on May 11,2021 with the theme: Eighth Five-Year Plan, Disability-Friendly Employment and Progress on Inclusion. Mr. Shamsul Alam, the Senior Secretary of the General Economics Division of the Bangladesh Planning Commission was the chief guest of the event. The discussion was attended by Shafiqul Islam, Country Director, ADD International Bangladesh; Ashrafun Nahar Misti, Executive Director, Women with Disabilities Development Foundation; Muhammad Mushfiqul Wara; Country Director, CBM (Moderator); Murteza Rafi Khan, CEO, BBDN; Dr. Mokhlesur Rahman, Senior Operations Officer, Education Global Practice, The World Bank; Tuomo Poutiainen, Country Director, ILO, Bangladesh and Amrita Regina Rozario, Country Director, Sightsavers.

Prothom Alo published a report on the roundtable meeting which touched on issues ranging from employment, skills development, social protection, accessibility, SMEs and inclusion of women with disabilities.

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