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SAARC Agriculture Centre

The inaugural ceremony of the 12th Governing Board Meeting of SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC) held on 23 October 2018 at 6:30pm at Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mr. Md. Nasiruzzaman, Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh graced the occasion as the chief guest. Mr. Md. Samsul Haque, Director-General (SAARC & BIMSTEC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh and Ms. Ishrat Jahan, Director (ARD), SAARC Secretariat, Nepal was present as the special guests. At the outset, Dr. S. M. Bokhtiar, Director, SAC delivered welcome address in the occasion. The honorable governing board members from SAARC Member States graced the occasion. Besides, the inaugural session was attended by high officials from Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives from the diplomatic missions of SAARC Member States, head of NARS institutes and other invitees from different stakeholder organizations. The inaugural function was chaired by Mr. Ugyen Penjore, Chairman, Governing Board of the Centre.