5th National Course on Social Protection PFM

5th National Course on Social Protection PFM

The SPFMSP project is implementing a number of capacity development initiatives in partnership with the Social Protection Budgetary Management Unit (SPBMU), Finance Division, and the six Line Ministries. The major activities in this area will include national and international training programmes for suitable Government of Bangladesh officials. These training programmes aim to cover the different aspects of social protection relevant to the objectives of the project and to enable policy-level officials to acquire knowledge on best global practices in social protection.

In that relation, a National Social Protection Public Financial Management Course was organised during March 19-23, 2017 at the Institute of Public Finance, Segunbagicha, Dhaka.

The course was inaugurated by Md. Zillar Rahman, Secretary, Ministry of Social Welfare, while Md. Azizul Alam, Additional Secretary of the Finance Ministry; Md. Muslim Chowdhury, Additional Secretary and National Project Director (NPD) of SPFMSP Project; Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury, Team Leader, SPFMSP Project; Moin Chowdhury, Project Manager, Maxwell Stamp PLC; Mr. Naved Chowdhury, Governance Advisor, DFID; Meriem EL HAROUCHI, Program Manager – Social Protection, Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh; and Dr. Michael Samson, Director of Research, Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) were present along with the participants.