Dhaka to host Asia, Pacific prison managers’ conference for first time
01:03 PM, May 14, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:38 AM, May 15, 2017

Dhaka to host Asia, Pacific prison managers’ conference for first time

4-day conference starts May 16; new jail to be built in Cox’s Bazar

A four-day meeting of Asia and Pacific regional prison officials will be held for the first time in Dhaka from May 16.

The Fourth Asia and Pacific Senior Correctional Managers Conference will end on May 19.

Officials -- inspector general and deputy inspector general of prison -- from at least 14 countries will participate the meeting scheduled to be held at Le Meridien hotel in Dhaka, Inspector General of Prisons Brig Gen Syed Iftekhar Uddin, told reporters today.

The prison officials will share their experiences and practices during the meeting organised by Bangladesh Department of Prisons and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), he said.

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan will inaugurate the conference.

He also informed the reporters that a process is underway to occupy 134 acres of land for building a jail in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

The jail will be constructed under Open Jail System.

 

 

 

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