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Sir Fazle in Uganda

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Sir Abed and Executive Director of BRAC International, Mr. Faruque Ahmed meeting Honorable Minister of Education and Sports and the First Lady of Uganda, Ms. Janet Kataha

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed visited Uganda from 11-16 March 2017. On his visit, he met various government officials including Janet Kataha, the first lady and the minister of education and sports; Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, prime minister of Uganda, and Matia Kasaija, minister of finance, economic planning and development. In addition, Sir Fazle interacted with various development partners including the World Bank country manager, Christina Malmberg Calvo; the Dutch Ambassador, Henk Jan Bakker, and representatives of UNICEF and UNFPA.

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Sir Abed and senior staff of BI with Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda

 

Sir Fazle also met prominent thinkers from the areas of agriculture, education, employment and development in Uganda.

BRAC Uganda hosted a networking dinner for Sir Fazle where representatives of development partners, universities, and the media were invited.

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Sir Abed with BRAC Staff in Uganda

 

Sir Fazle also visited BRAC programmes. He visited Kasangati Branch Office, a microfinance group in Kasangati, two small enterprise clients, and St Julian High School, a partner school for the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at BRAC. He also visited the BRAC agriculture research and seed processing centre in Nakaseke.

 

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