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UN Assistant Secretary-General's Visit to Bangladesh Set for September 9
September 8, 2023
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia & the Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja, will visit Bangladesh from September 9 to 12, 2023.
During her visit, Kanni will go to Bhasan Char and Cox's Bazar, where she will meet the Rohingya communities and also be able to witness first-hand the impact of UN-supported interventions within the Rohingya refugee camps.
Additionally, during her visit, Kanni Wignaraja will engage in high-level discussions with key government officials, including the Foreign Minister, the Speaker of the Parliament, and the Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). These meetings are vital for strengthening cooperation between UNDP and the Government of Bangladesh, as well as advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda in the region.
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