AL greets Saima Wazed on becoming CVF Thematic Ambassador

Published : 29 Jul 2020 09:51 AM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 10:54 PM

Awami League congratulates Saima Wazed Hossain, Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Autism, as she has been chosen as a “Thematic Ambassador” by Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) under the thematic domain of ‘Vulnerability’.

On Tuesday evening, AL General Seretary Obaidul Quader in a congratulatory statement, on behalf of the party, wishes Saima Wazed, saying Saima's creative and visionary leadership will further accelerate the implementation of the goals and objectives of CVF. She will now stand before the world as a CVF Ambassador on behalf of those countries which are in at risk and vulnerable for the climate change and global warming. “I sincerely wish her very success in fulfilling the responsibility, he added.

Saima, also daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is an expert on neurodevelopment disorders and mental health, and an accomplished speaker and author.

“Her expertise and experience will help build greater awareness and consensus among the people of CVF member countries on the risks of climate change”, the Road Transport and Bridges Minister added.

In the meantime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered Eid greetings but stressed the need to maintain health guidelines and for individuals to stay safe.

"Your safety is in your hands. Remember that if you remain safe, you are also keeping your family, neighbours and the country safe," she said in an address to the nation.