05 Jun 2023, 21:37

'Parliamentary Urban Caucus' formed for welfare of underprivileged children

DHAKA, June 5, 2023 (BSS) - A 'Parliamentary Urban Caucus' has been formed for welfare of the underprivileged children in the capital city.

Under the auspicious initiative of an international development agency World Vision, the caucus was formed today at a function held at Parliament Members' Club conference room in the Sangsad Bhaban here, said a press release.

Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Deputy Speaker Md Shamsul Haque Tuku has been made advisor of the caucus.

Other core members of the caucus are: President Rana Mohammad Sohail, vice-presidents Adiba Anjum Mita and Rubina Akter Mira, Member Secretary Aroma Dutta and members Simeen Hussain (Rimi), Jewel Areng, Shabnam Jahan Shila, Sherin Ahmed, Shamsun Nahar, Habiba Rahman Khan and Basanti Chakma.

Speaking on the occasion, Shamsul Haque Tuku said under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh is moving forward at an unstoppable speed with the government's determination to build the country as 'Smart Bangladesh' while all children are stakeholders of this 'Smart Bangladesh'.

Therefore, the 'Parliamentary Urban Caucus' is a timely initiative to bring underprivileged urban children under the 'Smart Bangladesh', he added.

World Vision Bangladesh Director (operation) Sagor Marandy presided over the function while Rana Mohammad Sohail, MP, and World Vision Bangladesh Deputy Director Monju Maria Palma conducted it.

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