The second international conference on 'Disability and Disaster Risk Management' will be held in the city from May 15 to 17.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the conference, Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya told journalists after a meeting at his Secretariat office, reports BSS.
He said, "People with the disabilities are the most vulnerable...Bangladesh organized the first international conference in 2015 to draw attention of the world community as well as common people of the country to change their mindset and behavior to the disabled people."
Now Bangladesh is organizing the second international conference at the directive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he added.
The minister hoped that around 2,000 representatives from home and abroad would present in the conference.
He said anyone can enroll name by registration through -www.dkconf18.modmr.gov.bd .
Secretary of the ministry Shah Kamal and representatives from stakeholders were present in the meeting.