DOT Desk: A high-level delegation of the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS has visited Bangladesh on a week-long mission to see the projects implemented by the UN and met the government, reports TBS.
Led by the board’s president, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the UN (Head of Delegation) Yoka Brandt, the mission arrived in Dhaka on 25 June and left on 01 July, reads a press release.
Yoka Brandt was accompanied by Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives of Guatemala, Sweden, and Bulgaria to the UN, respectively Luis Antonio Lam Padilla, Anna Karin Eneström and Lachezara Stoeva; Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Kenya to the UN Njambi Kinyungu, International Aid Researcher at Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) Mashael Muftah; Deputy Secretary of the Executive Board Dalita Balassanian, Chief of the UNFPA Executive Board Branch Samuel Choritz; and the Head of the UNOPS New York Board and External Relations Office William Axelsson.
The mission kicked off with a meeting with the UN Bangladesh Country Team headed by the UN Resident Coordinator Gwyn Lewis.
They also visited the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the second day before flying off to Cox’s Bazar to see project activities.