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Post-Budget Seminar

  • Post-Budget Seminar 17th June, 2009

    Speakers demanded at Post - Budget Discussion


    Primary, Secondary Education and Health Sectors have to be excluded from Public-Private Partnership. Farmer’s association should be formed in order to get fair price of their production.
    In order to ensure accessibility of poor and marginalized people towards education and health facilities, Primary, Secondary Education and Health Sectors have to be excluded from Public-Private Partnership (PPP). It has been mentioned in the budget for a legal framework of PPP and there should be outlined clear roles and responsibilities of government and private entrepreneurs.  Without having a legal regulatory of framework, there should not be any control of government upon this Public-Private Partnership sector. Today, (17 June 2009) prominent economist of Bangladesh and chief speaker of the round table seminar, Dr. Qazi  Kholiquzzaman Ahmed “National Budget Review 2009-10;Agriculture, Food sovereignty and priority of public service sectors” at VIP lounge of National Press Club, Dhaka Bangladesh. addressed in the round table discussion titled “National Budget Review 2009-10;Agriculture, Food sovereignty and priority of public service sectors” at VIP lounge of National Press Club, Dhaka Bangladesh.

  • Press Conference on Debt Cancellation

    SUPRO demanded in a press Conference on the eve of UN – ESCAP workshop in Dhaka Bangladesh’s Foreign Debt must be cancelled to mitigate the Global Financial Crisis


    SUPRO a civil society network of grassroots organizations organized a press conference on 26th July 2009 at Dhaka Reporter’s Unity on the eve of UN–ESCAP workshop (27-30 July) in Dhaka on ‘Strengthening the Responses to the Global Financial Crisis in Asia-Pacific: The Role of  Monetary, Fiscal and External Debt Policies”. As this issue is critically important to address the root causes of poverty, improvement of livelihood of poor and marginalized people in considering remarkable threat of global financial crisis, SUPRO responded on the debt burden of the Bangladesh that is gradually squeezing the budgetary allocation to the basic services like health, education and other essential services.  SUPRO prioritizes the debt burden of Bangladesh as a major constraint of achieving MDGs and extending essential services to the grassroots, poor, disadvantaged and marginalized people.

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