“In spite of having a lot of information with the government, there is a lack of coordination, which is mostly needed to ensure social security and to fight against coronavirus.” Said Planning Minister MA Mannan as he appeared as the chief guest in an online discussion, organized by CARE Bangladesh in partnership with leading Bangla newspaper, Kaler Kantho titled “Socio-Economic Recovery from COVID-19: Financing and Policy Perspective” on Monday, June 29,2020. Ramesh Singh, Country Director of CARE Bangladesh addressed welcome speech at the webinar which was moderated by Imdadul haq Milan, Editor of Kaler Kantho. The discussion was attended by other esteemed special guests Members of parliament Fazle Hossain Badsha and Nahim Razzaq, Mohammad Jainul Bari, Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare. Dr. Fahmida Khatun, Executive Director of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Barrister Nihad Kabir, President of MCCI and Dr. Quazi Khalequzzaman, Chairman of PKSF appeared as guest speakers and Aamanur Rahman, Director of Extreme Rural Poverty Program of CARE Bangladesh was the keynote speaker.
The discussion was featured in National dailies and also television news.
Kaler Kantho: https://www.kalerkantho.com/online/miscellaneous/2020/06/29/928937
Bangladesh Pratidin: https://www.bd-pratidin.com/city/2020/06/30/543795
Bangla News24: https://www.banglanews24.com/economics-business/news/bd/797158.details
Daily Sun: https://www.daily-sun.com/post/490525/Formulate-strategy-to-overcome-socioeconomic-challenge