An orientation workshop for honorable Members of Parliament (MPs) on National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) and it’s Action Plan was held on 19 June 2019 in the Oath Room in Bangladesh National Parliament. Hon’ble Speaker, Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury was present as the Chief Guest at the workshop. Mr. Md. Fazle Rabbi Miah, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker, Bangladesh Parliament and Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury, Hon’ble Chief Whip, Bangladesh Parliament were also present at the workshop as Special Guests. Mr. Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Cabinet Secretary, chaired the workshop. The workshop was organized by Bangladesh Parliament and Cabinet Division, supported by SSPS Programme
The workshop was started with an opening speech from the Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Mohammad Shafiul Alam. Hon’ble Speaker, Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury then welcomed everyone and opened the proceeding of the workshop. Dr. Shamsul Alam, Member (Senior Secretary), General Economics Division then gave a presentation on National Social Security Strategy (NSSS). Dr. Md. Shamsul Arefin, Senior Secretary (Coordination and Reforms), Cabinet Division then gave a presentation on the Action Plan for National Social Security Strategy. Principal Coordinator (SDG) of Prime Minister’s Office Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad also gave a brief presentation titled ‘Social Protection & SDGs’.
At the close of the proceeding, Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Mohammad Shafiul Alam gave a closing speech. Dr. Zafar Ahmed Khan, Senior Secretary, Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat thanked everyone for participating and closed the proceeding of the workshop.