Speaker returns home from New York

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20th July, 2019 11:03:17 printer

Speaker returns home from New York

Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday returned home from the USA after joining a parliamentary forum in New York.

The Parliamentary Forum at the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and Related Meetings was held at the UN Headquarters.

The Speaker addressed 'Growing inequality and distrust in government: Breaking Cycle' session at the conference on July 15.

Dr Shirin also attended a discussion arranged by Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

Besides, she joined different programmes during her stay in New York, said a Parliament Secretariat handout.

Senior Secretary of Parliament Secretariat Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan also joined the parliamentary forum as part of the two-member Bangladesh delegation.

On July 12, the Speaker left Dhaka for New York to join the conference.