Speaker off to New York to join CSD session


PV Desk : Jatiyo Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, today left the capital for New York.

She will attend the 56th Session of the Commission on Social Development (CSD) and Panel Discussion on ‘Global review of the outcome of the Third review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA), 2002’ to be held on 30-31 January next.

She will join the events in the United Nation’s headquarters at the invitation of organisation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), an official release said.

Senior secretary of Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat Dr MD Abdur Rab Hawlader and other senior officers were present to see-off the Speaker at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

The Speaker is expected to return home on 6 February, the release added.