Technology, finance, PPP initiative crucial in building disaster resilient Smart Bangladesh: Speakers


Business Report  :
Speakers at a symposium on Saturday said that technology, finance and PPP initiative are crucial in building disaster resilient Smart Bangladesh.
They said this while addressing a symposium on “Private sector’s participation in disaster risk management: towards Smart Bangladesh” organized jointly by the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and Strengthening Urban Public-Private Programming for Earthquake Resilience (SUPER) Project Consortium held on Saturday at a city hotel, said a press release.

SUPER project is a consortium initiative implemented by DCCI, ActionAid Bangladesh, United Purpose and World Vision supported by European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid.
Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, Mayor, DSCC and Md. Atiqul Islam, Mayor, DNCC joined virtually as special guests. Executive Chairman, BIDA Lokman Hossain Miah, FBCCI President, Md. Jashim Uddin and Director General, Department of Disaster Management Mijanur Rahman spoke as the guests of honour. DCCI President Barrister Md. Sameer Sattar chaired the symposium.
Speaking on the occasion, DSCC Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor said that disaster risk management strategy should be implemented through public-private partnership mode to make it more sustainable.