Country needs to form a commission to oversee climate change fund: Deputy Speaker

DHAKA, Oct 11, 2018 (BSS) – Deputy Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad M Fazley Rabbi Mia today suggested for forming a strong commission under the supervision of the Prime Minister in order to appropriate use of the climate change fund.

“The country needs to have an effective authority to monitor appropriate use of the government money allocated for the climate change fund,” said the Deputy Speaker as the chief guest while addressing a roundtable at IPD conference room in the Jatiya Sangsad here.

Deputy Speaker said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is the only the head of the government who formed a separate fund for facing the adverse impact of climate change.

Earlier, the country had to depend on the foreign fund, he added.

Dr Abdus Shahid, Tipu Sultan MP, Nabi Nawaj, Mahjabin Morshed and representatives from different environment organizations were present.