A team of officials from the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) called on the Palestine Ambassador in Bangladesh H E Mr Shaher Mohammad on Sunday 3 August 2014 to express sympathy and solidarity towards the courageous people of Palestine in this hour of grave danger and turbulence.
CPD Executive Director Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Distinguished Fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya and Additional Research Director Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem handed over a cheque for two hundred thousand taka for the besieged people of Gaza as an expression of solidarity.
CPD staff contributed two days’ of their salary towards the fund set up for this purpose. The Palestine Ambassador conveyed his thanks to the CPD for this gesture, and recalled in this connection the support and sympathy voiced by the people of Bangladesh for the people of Palestine.
Deputy Head of the Mission Mr Yousef S Y Ramadan was also present on the occasion.