Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has appointed Dr Fahmida Khatun, Research Director, CPD as the new Executive Director (ED). The decision was made at the 48th meeting of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of CPD on Sunday, 19 February 2017, held at the CPD office. Professor Mustafizur Rahman, the current ED, will continue to work at CPD as a Distinguished Fellow. Both these appointments will be effective from March 2017. The BoT thanked the outgoing ED for his outstanding contribution to the CPD for three consecutive terms.
Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory killed more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, a Dhaka-based think tank continues to push for wholesale changes to one of the country's most important industries