Dr. Mirza M. Hassan, Adjunct Fellow; Dr. Shanawez Hossain, Research Fellow; Ms. Syeda Salina Aziz, Senior Research Associate and Ms. Kaneta Zillur, Research Associate of BIGD attended the launching ceremony of Digitising Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (DIMAPPP), under which BIGD will also be involved as a social accountability consultant. The Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) under the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) of the Ministry of Planning launched the new project at a city hotel on October 25, 2017. The primary objective of the project is to improve the overall management of public procurement in the country. With support from World Bank, the CPTU will implement the project over a period of five years from July 2017 to June 2022.
Finance Minister Mr. AMA Muhith was present at the launching as Chief Guest, while it was chaired by Planning Minister Mr. AHM Mustafa Kamal. World Bank Country Director Mr. Qimiao Fan, and Director, Governance Global practice, Mr. Vinay Sharma, spoke as Special Guests.