Mr. Naren Das, Secretary, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division stressed further cooperation with Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC).
The Secretary lauded BIAC’s role in popularising norms and practices of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and appreciated its efforts in application of internationally accepted best practices of ADR through its training and outreach activities. He said that his Division is keen to train its officials through more intensive courses using BIAC as a platform.
He was distributing certificates among participants of a day-long training course on Arbitration and Mediation organised by BIAC recently at the BIAC office in the city for 24 Senior Assistant Secretaries and Assistant Secretaries of the Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.
The officers who took part in the training are mostly involved in drafting, vetting and legislative translation of the Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division. The curriculum of the training course was based on the need of the Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division.
Resource person for Mediation Training was Dr. Khaled Hamid Chowdhury, Barrister and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh and for Arbitration Training was Mr. Margub Kabir, Barrister and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
Mr. M A Akmall Hossain Azad, Director, BIAC thanked the Secretary for gracing the occasion and hoped that BIAC will get all support from the Ministry of Law for implementation of its programmes including training on ADR at home and abroad. Dr. Md. Jakerul Abedin, Joint Secretary, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division and Ms. Mahbuba Rahman Runa, General Manager, BIAC who coordinated the training course, were present on the occasion.