The 25th Executive Council (EC) of the IAB convened a session with Ms. Victoria Hobday, Senior Programme Manager at The Prince's Foundation. The Prince's Foundation is a crucial partner of the CAA in the "Call to Action on Sustainable Urbanization across the Commonwealth.”
During the meeting at the IAB Centre on September 4th, Ms. Hobday explained “THE RAPID PLANNING TOOLKIT" by THE PRINCE'S FOUNDATION, detailing its global implementation, including right here in Bangladesh.
The Executive Council extends heartfelt thanks to Ms. Victoria and The Prince's Foundation for their steadfast dedication and contributions to the cause of sustainable urban development. The council eagerly anticipates observing the tangible outcomes of these initiatives. Ms. Victoria acknowledges the council's sentiments and acknowledges the potential and willingness to engage in collaborative efforts.
The discussion delved into the intricacies of urban planning and action, and how can collaborate effectively with the relevant authorities.
IAB President, Dr. Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed led the discussion, expertly navigating the journey from initial proposal to the formulation of pivotal policies. His visionary leadership shone as we explored innovative approaches to sustainable urbanization. All other Executive Council members are present at the meeting, including Ar. Mohammad Ali Naqi (VP National), Ar. Khan Md. Mahfuzul Huq (VP International), Ar. Nabi Newaz Khan (General Secretary), Ar. Dr. M. Masud Ur Rashid (Asst. General Secretary), Ar. Mir Md. Naian Sakib (Treasurer), Ar. Dr. Md. Nawrose Fatemi (Sec. Education), Ar. Md. Shafiul Azam Shamim (Sec. Publication & Publicity), Ar. Sabrina Aftab (Sec. Seminar & Convention), Ar. Mohammed Ziaul Sharif (Sec. Heritage & Culture) and Ar. Sujaul Islam Khan (Sec. Environment & Urbanization).
Stay tuned for more updates as we continue our journey towards a more sustainable and vibrant urban future!