|Published : 29 Nov 2016, 18:09:43|
Global fund needed for women development: Chumki
State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki Monday emphasised on the need of a global fund for development of the women, reports BSS citing a press release.
The State Minister said this during the inauguration session of the second high level conference on Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) held at Nairobi, Kenya.
'Women account half of the global population. So, sustainable development is impossible without the women', said the state minister.
Chumki said the present government is implementing 'inclusive development model' for development all the people including the women and the youth. The government would need the cooperation from the partners to ensure the development of the women, added Chumki.
The GPEDC conference will conclude on December 1.
State Minister for Finance and Planning M A Mannan, former Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister Abdul Matin Khasru MP, senior secretary of the Economic Relations Division (ERD) Mohammad Mesbahuddin, Planning Commission member Dr Shamsul Alam, Bangladesh Ambassador to Kenya Major General Abul Kalam Mohammad Humayun Kabir, Additional Secretary of the ERD Monwar Ahmed and Director General of the Directorate of Women Affairs Ms Shahin Ahmed Chowdhury, among others, joined the conference. - IH