JS Speaker off to Singapore to join international workshop

DHAKA, May 15, 2017 (BSS) - Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury left here yesterday night for Singapore to join an international workshop titled "International Trade Affairs Workshop for Parliamentarians- 2017".

Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) is organising the event, with financial assistance of Temasek Foundation and World Trade Organisation (WTO), which has begun today and will continue till May 17, said a release here today.

Begum Wasika Ayesha Khan, MP, also left here as the entourage member of Dr Shirin Sharmin, also Chairperson of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), to join programme.

Senior Secretary of the Parliament Secretariat Dr M Abdur Rab Hawlader and other senior officials saw the speaker off at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Dr Shirin Sharmin is scheduled to return home on May 18, the release added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)