Dhaka, 16 June 2014 –
Save the Children International and the Centre for Services and Information on Disability successfully launched the ‘Child Budget in Bangladesh’ Report on Saturday 14 June 2014, at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Dhaka. The Honorable Finance Minister, Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP, was the Chief Guest. The event was also attended by Special Guests Mr M. A. Mannan, MP, Honorable State Minister for Finance and Planning, Mr Shawkat Ali Badsha, MP, Member of the Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights and Chariman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock and Mr Tariq-Ul-Islam, Secretary, Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs. Also present were Ms Rasheda K. Chowdhury, Executive Director, CAMPE, and Mr Pascal Villeneuve, Representative, UNICEF Bangladesh.