Ar. Jalal Ahmed & Ar. Mahmudul Anwar Riyaad attended the BI-AGM of Canberra Accord

Ar. Jalal Ahmed, Vice President (National Affairs) of IAB & Vice President, Asia of CAA and Ar. Mahmudul Anwar Riyaad, Secretary Education of IAB attended the bi-annual general meeting of Canberra Accord held in Colombo during 4th to 7th of May 2017, organized by CAA with SLIA. CAA is one of the seven founding signatories of the accord. Canberra Accord is a platform of signatory systems of various accrediting body of architectural education in different countries and organisations. The meeting sessions were held at the City School of Architecture, Colombo, Dept. of Architecture, University of Muratowa and at the SLIA office. Ar. Jalal Ahmed and Ar. Mahmudul Anwar Riyaad represented Institute of Architects Bangladesh as observers on the meeting. They also presented the state of architectural education in Bangladesh and its current accreditation system and expressed IAB's interest in becoming a Provisional Member of Canberra Accord.