A symposium titled “Bangladesh-Canada Relations: Prognosis for Partnership” will be held in the city on Saturday.
A distinguished panel of foreign affairs experts will attend the symposium to assess the relationship between Bangladesh and Canada in the present context and identify the challenges and opportunities for the future.
Cosmos Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cosmos Group, will organise the symposium as part of its Ambassador’s Lecture Series that will begin at 10am at Six Seasons Hotel.
Foreign Secretary (Senior Secretary) Md Shahidul Haque will be present at the event as the chief guest while Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Benoit Préfontaine will deliver a lecture on the topic.
Chairman of Cosmos Foundation Enayetullah Khan will deliver the welcome speech at the symposium to be chaired by Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, the Principal Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, and former Foreign Affairs Adviser to Bangladesh’s previous caretaker government.
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