Introduction of South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (K-Hub) to the stakeholders

In order to introduce K-Hub initiatives to the stakeholders and to secure active support and participation in all activities of K-Hub from the very beginning of the project, a stakeholders’ meeting was organized on 2 April 2014 at ITN-BUET.Ms. Zuena Aziz, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Rural Development & Cooperatives (MoLGRD&C), and Dr. Roshan Raj Sreshtha of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) attended as Guests of Honor. Key participants from government and non-government organizations actively participated in the introductory meeting and provided valuable comments and suggestions for successful implementation of the K-Hub project in Bangladesh. Professor Dr. Md. MujiburRahman, the team leader of the K-Hub project in Bangladesh, moderated the meeting. Professor M. Ashraf Ali, Director of ITN-BUET gave his opening remarks and explained the importance of the meeting.

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