News and views October

Publication date

3rd October 2013


Islamic Relief Bangladesh



News & Views (Issue 3 October 2013)

Voyage towards a Caring and Resilient Bangladesh

A sharing meeting took place between the visiting ‘All Party Parliamentary Group’, Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD), and Islamic Relief Bangladesh, at the FSCD Training Complex on 13 September 2013. A six member delegation from the UK attended the sharing session Ann Main, Rushanara Ali, Nick de Bouis, Simon Danczuk,  Jonathan Reynolds and Shabana Mahmood.

Given the recent fire incidents and risky working environment in the garment factories, , the session was arranged to contribute more for the safety and security for the garment workers. Being the first responder organization, FSCD shared its experience of noteworthy incidents like Tazreen fire and Rana Plaza collapse. Brigadier General Ali Ahmed Khan, PSC, Director General of FSCD and other important officials of FSCD were present in the sharing meeting.



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