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Partnership Meeting 2018 of Bangladesh Red Crescent ends today

IR and Communications

February 15, 2018

The `Partnership Meeting 2018’ of `Red Cross Red Crescent Movement Response to Population
Influx in Bangladesh’ organized by Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with the support of
Turkish Red Crescent (TRC) ends today at Cox’s Bazar. Red Cross Red Crescent national
society’s representatives from 22 countries participated in this partnership meeting during 13-15
February 2018.
Along with the Bangladesh, 22 Red Cross Red Crescent national societies from America, United
Kingdom, Belgium, German, Switzerland, Canada, Sweden, Hong Kong, Japan, Qatar, Turkish,
Iran, Italy, Australia as well as representatives from International Committee of the Red Cross
(ICRC), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), high officials
of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Govt., representativs from international organizations
working in Cox’s Bazar also joined this three day long international event.
Mr. Hafiz Ahmed Mazumder, Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) presides
over the innagural ceremony as chairperson on 13 February 2018, at 06:00pm, in Royal Tulip Sea
Pearl Beach Resort, Inani, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. Prof. Dr. Md. Habibe Millat MP, Vice
Chairman, BDRCS and member IFRC Governing Board, Mr. Mostak Ahmed Chowdhury,
Chairman, Cox’s Bazar Zila Parishad & Cox’s Bazar Red Crescent Unit, Mr. Ikhtiyar Aslanov,
Head of Delegation, ICRC, Bangladesh, Mr. Xavier Castellanos, Director, Asia Pacific Regional
Office, IFRC, Mr. Javed, Director, South Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs were also remain
present on the occasion. Mr. Md. Feroz Salah Uddin, Secretry General of Bangladesh Red
Crescent Society delivers the welcome speech.
Earlier on the day all participants visited Red Cross Red Crescent field hospital and activities
being under taken by BDRCS and its Movement Partners for the people fled from Myanmar
living in different makeshift camp and talked along with the journalist. The working session was
held during 14-15 February 2018.
The `Closing Ceremony and Meet the Press’ of partnership meeting 2018 also held at the same
place- Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort, Inani, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar at 12:45pm on 15
February 2018. Mr. Hafiz Ahmed Mazumder, Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
(BDRCS) presides over the closing ceremony. In closing sesión, the `Cox’s Bazar Statement’
was presented by Mr. BMM Mozharul Huq, ndc, Chief Coordinator, Population Movemnet
Operation, BDRCS.
Prof. D. Md. Habibe Millat MP, Vice Chairman, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS)
and Member, IFRC Governing Board delivered his speech on the occasion addressing the

journalists. Later, chairman, vice Chairman, treasurer, secretary general and chief coordinator
PMO of BDRCS answered various questions of mass media.
Mr. Xavier, Director, Asia Pacific Region, IFRC and Mr. Walter, DHoD, ICRC Bangladesh was
also present on the `Meet the Press’ Session.
IR & Communication Dept.

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