Secretary, Local Government Division with the European Union and UNDP Delegation Visited project site in Rangpur Sadar on May 5, 2016May 5, 2016
To proceed to the next phase of Activating Village Courts in Bangladesh Project the EU and the UNDP hosted by the LGD hold a visit in Rangpur Sadar, Rangpur (a pilot phase working area) to witness present situation of the village courts in project UPs and induce the activities of Phase II. The delegation team was comprised with – Mr. Abdul Malek, Secretary, Local Government Division, MoLGRD&C, Mr. Md. Sirajul Islam, Additional Secretary, LGD and NPD, AVCB Project Phase II, Mr. Mario Ronconi, Minister Counsellor, Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation to Bangladesh, Ms. Anna Lixi, Counsellor, Head of Section, Governance- Economic Cooperation and Education Section, EU Delegation to Bangladesh and Ms. Pauline Tamesis, Country Director, UNDP Bangladesh with others. The delegation observed court session in Haridebpur, Rangpur Sadar and met with Parishad and local citizens in Haridebpur and Chandanpat, Rangpur Sadar, Rangpur in public meetings. It was evident during the visit that village courts now efficaciously growing social harmony, building closer relationships between communities, and have reduced petty disputes.