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Dialogue on “Improving Fiscal Transparency in Bangladesh”

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Program Date: Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI)

cordially invites you to a Dialogue on


“Improving Fiscal Transparency in Bangladesh”


 to be held on Thursday,10th August 2017 at 10:00 am at Hotel  Amari, Eden Ball Room.

House #47 Road# 41, Gulshan – 2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh


Chief Guest: Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP

 Honorable Minister, Ministry of Finance

Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Special Guest: Mr. Joel Reifman

Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy, Dhaka


Your kind presence and active participation will surely add substance to the program


                To regret                                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Zaidi Sattar

Email: pri.bangladesh@gmail.com                                                                                                    Chairman, PRI    

Tel: 55041982, 55042342                

PS. Please note that we have switched to electronic invitation mode and no card will be mailed.



Moderator: Dr. Zaidi Sattar

Chairman, PRI


10:00 am – 10:05 am                  Welcome Remarks                                               Dr. Sadiq Ahmed

                                                          Vice Chairman, PRI


Keynote Presentation:                


10:05am – 10:35am                    Improving Fiscal Transparency in            Dr. Ahsan H. Mansur

                                                Bangladesh”                                Executive Director, PRI                                                          

Designated Panelists:     

10:35am– 10:45am                                                                                             Prof. A. H. Wahiduddin Mahmud

Former Advisor

Caretaker Government of Bangladesh



10:45am– 10:55am                                                                                             Mr. Zakir Ahmed Khan

Former Secretary, Ministry of Finance

Government of Bangladesh;


10:55am– 11:05am                                                                                             Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh;


11:05am– 11:15am                                                                                             Dr. Mustafa K. Mujeri

Executive Director

Institute for Inclusive Finance and

Development (InM)


11:15am – 12:00 pm                   Open discussion by Participations of the Roundtable.         


12:00pm – 12:10pm                    Remarks by Special Guest


12:10pm – 12:20pm                    Remarks by Chief Guest


12:20pm – 12:30pm                    Summing up by the Moderator


12:30 pm                                   Followed by Lunch