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Agenda

 

TIME EVENT DAY 1
09:00 - 19:15 Arrival & Registration of Participants
- INAUGURAL SESSION
09:15 - 09:45 Welcome remarks by:
 - Mr Md Abdul Karim (Bangladesh)
 - IORA Secretariat
Opening Statement by:
 - Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahamd, Chairman (Bangladesh)
09:45 - 09:55

Inaugural Remarks by the Honourable Mr Abul Maal A Muhith, Finance Minister,
Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

Vote of thanks by:
 - Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman (Bangladesh)

09:55 - 10:10

COFFEE BREAK 

10:10 - 10:15

Outline of Arrangements & Adoption of Agenda 

10:15 - 12:15

 Discussion Session 1: The Inherent Synergy between Microfinance and Development in Member States

Speakers:

1. Mr Md Fazlul Kader, Bangladesh
2. Mr Manshur Agus, Indonesia

Chair:

Dr Nandini Azad, India (Opening Session)

12:15 - 13:15

LUNCH BREAK 

13:15 - 15:15

Discussion Session 2: From Disbursement Based Financing to Integrated Development Financing

Speakers:

1. Mr Dewan A H Alamgir, Bangladesh

Chair: Dr Aslam Alam Bangladesh (Open Session) 

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TIME EVENT - DAY 2
09:00 - 11:00

Discussion Session 3: Microfinance for Inclusive Growth & Poverty Alleviation

Speakers:

1. Professor M A Baqui Khalily, Bangladesh
2. Dr Nandani Azad (Expert), India

Chair: Mr Barclay O'Brien (Australia) (Open Session)

11:00 - 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
11:15 - 13:15

Discussion Session 4: Financing for Enterprise Development: policy frameworks,
institutional structures & monitoring mechanisms

Speakers:

1. Mr A Q M Golam Mawla, Bangladesh
2. Mr Fahmi Akbar, Indonesia

Chair: Mr Didik J Zulhadj (Indonesia) (Open Session)

13:15 - 14:15

LUNCH BREAK 

14:15 - 16:00

Working Session:

Recommendations, outcomes & approval of workshop report by particpating Member States

Chair: Bangladesh 

16:00 - 16:30

1. Closing Session: Summing up by the Chair (Bangladesh) Rear Admiral (Retd) Md Khurshed Alam, BN, Secretary (MAU) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bangladesh)
2. Remarks by IORA Secretariat
3. Remarks by Special Guest: Dr Atiur Rahman, Governor, Bangladesh Bank
4. Vote of thanks by Australia
5. Closing Remarks by Chief of CGuest: H.E. Mr Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, MP, Hon'ble Foreign Minister (Bangladesh)