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Speaker leaves for UK to attend parliamentary workshop

Published : 28 Jul 2022 09:05 PM

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury left here this morning for the United Kingdom  to participate in the "Fifteenth Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians" scheduled to begin on Saturday.

A Bangladesh parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here at 10.15am, an official release said on Thursday. During the visit, the speaker will participate in the  two-day workshop co-sponsored by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Centre for Legislative Studies of the University of Hull, to be held at Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, the United Kingdom.  She will attend the 73rd birth anniversary ceremony of martyred Captain Sheikh Kamal at the initiative of Bangladesh High Commission in London as the chief guest. Dr Chaudhury is also expected to participate in meetings with the current and former secretary generals of CPA, meetings with MPs and Lords of the United Kingdom, meetings at the Royal Geographical Society and International Institute for Strategic Studies, the release added. After wrapping up her visit to the United Kingdom, the Speaker will leave for New York on August 6, to participate in a few meetings with UN Women, UNICEF, UNDP, UNOPS under the initiative of the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations.