SACEP and Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change of Government of Bangladesh jointly organised a National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop of Plastic Free Rivers and Seas for south Asia ‘PLEASE Project’.
Hon'ble Minister Mr. Md. Shahab Uddin, M.P, Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change was present as chief guest, Ms. Habibun Nahar, M.P Honorable Deputy Minister of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change was present as a special guest, Dr Masumur Rahman, Director General of South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) and Dr Dandan Chen, Acting Country Director of World Bank (WB) was present as Guest of Honour and Dr Farhina Ahmed, Secretary, Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change presided over the day long workshop.
Hon'ble Minister and the Chief Guest Md. Shahab Uddin hope that PLEASE project would introduce many new and amazing initiatives that promote reduction of plastic pollution adopting circular approaches, which our regional cooperation could have better recognize, share and replicate good practices, models to reduce the stock and flow of plastic based.
Dr Rahman thanks the World Bank and Parley for the Ocean for providing necessary funds to this very important regional project. He also thanks the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change of Government of Bangladesh for organising this important workshop.