SoC Launching Ceremony

The Institute of Governance Studies of BRAC University celebrates its publication of the "State of Cities" report on 5 September, 2012 at BRAC University auditorium. This Report highlights the state of urban governance in Dhaka City in different dimensions such as history of governance, political economy of Dhaka, political governance of Dhaka, economic governance in terms of transport sector and the governance of urban service delivery.

Dr. Rizwan Khair, Director of IGS gave a welcoming address at the beginning of the ceremony. The event was chaired by Professor Golam Samdani Fakir, Pro- Vice Chancellor, BRAC University and the five panel discussants were Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, VC, University of Asia Pacific, Dr, Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre, Professor Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Member, University Grants Commission, Architect Saif Ul Haque, Principal, Saif Ul Haque, Sthapati and Dr. Ishrat Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Rural Planning, BUET. The links of media coverage are given below:


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