UNICEF to continue work with the govt: Tomoo

Staff Correspondent

12th June, 2019 12:22:08 printer

UNICEF will continue to work with the government for overall development of children in the country, said its newly appointed country representative in Bangladesh Tomoo Hozumi. Unicef will continue to work with Bangladesh government for the overall development of the children – from the grassroots to national leve.lHozumi said after presenting his credentials to Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday, said a press release. Welcoming the new country representative, the Foreign Minister expressed deep appreciation for the long-standing cooperation between Bangladesh and UNICEF in the field of education, health and overall development of children which dates back to 1972. Minister Momen highlighted Bangladesh’s performances in achieving all children related Millennium Development Goals including primary enrolment and reducing child and maternal mortality. He stated that Bangladesh being a signatory of Child Right Convention is committed to ensure the rights of all children in its endeavor to achieve inclusive development.